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Job details
Employer Grove Academy
Location Slough
Salary £16,000 - £21,000 (full time salary before pro rata)
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP

New school - unique opportunity 

Grove Academy is an exciting new free school that opened in September and is the first all-through school to open in Slough. We have opened with Reception, Years 1, 2, 3 and 7). 

Central to our ethos is ensuring that pupils are ready to learn and this is reflected in our Learning Hub. The hub is a central location in the school led by our SENCo and is designed to provide 1:1 and small group support to those children across the whole school who need it. It is also aimed at inducting new children into the school so that they are ready to learn. 

We are looking for a teaching assistant to support the SENCo in the Hub. The successful candidate will be a happy, caring and enthusiastic person who will work closely with the class teachers to provide a supportive and exciting learning environment. You will need to demonstrate the ability to build effective relationships with pupils to support them not only in their learning but also in developing their social skills. You should have effective communication skills and a willingness to contribute to the overall ethos and aims of our school. 

What can we offer you?

  • A great place to work where you will feel valued for your hard work. 
  • CPD to further develop your skills.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has recent relevant experience of working in a school
  • Is a proactive and flexible team player
  • Is able to use their own initiative to support children’s learning.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Details of the three grades are shown in the job descriptions. 

Closing date: 16th October 2017

Interviews: ASAP


To discuss the post further, please contact Ms Andrea Fricker, Principal, at 

For more information go to 

CVs are not accepted so please complete an application form and return via email to or to Grove Academy, Wellington Street, Slough, SL1 1YG.

Grove Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

Grove Academy is part of the SASH Education Trust, which is a charitable company limited by guarantee.  Company No 07956692. Registered in England and Wales.  Registered Offices: Wellington Street, Slough, SL1 1YG 

About the employer

Unique curriculum

Grove Academy is the first all-through school to open in Slough and will provide seamless high quality education for 4 to 18 year olds. Grove is the second school to emerge from the unique collaboration of secondary schools in Sloug...

Information about Grove Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

Wellington Street
United Kingdom