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Teaching Assistant - Level 3

Northstowe Secondary CollegeCambridgeshire

Required for January 2023

We are looking for a Kind, Curious and Hardworking person to join us at Northstowe Secondary College.

Northstowe Secondary College is a brand-new secondary school at the heart of the Northstowe Education Campus, that opened in 2019. Now with over 400 students in Years 7-10 and around 60 staff, in a modern, building with state-of-the-art facilities including science, catering and hospitality, the arts, sports and leisure, it is building a fantastic reputation in the local community. The Northstowe Learning Community currently includes a special educational needs school and will in time include a primary school and a sixth-form college. 

It is an exciting time to join our team as we grow and embark on the journey to provide world class education to the developing community. You will be part of an experienced team that is creating an inclusive, innovative and aspirational learning environment for the young people and families it serves.

Northstowe Secondary College holds the three key values of Kindness, Curiosity and Hard work at the heart of all that it does. All staff are expected to demonstrate those values towards others and to explicitly teach these to the children. We are an inclusive family and expect our staff to be positive, enthusiastic and child focused and work proactively to promote our values and good behaviour around the school. As a small group of staff in a brand-new school, we all have to go the extra mile however, we promote and support a good work life balance, we are a kind and supportive team and we have a lot of fun. If you think you have what it takes, then we look forward to hearing from you.  

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution focused attitude
  • Possess outstanding communication skills and personal integrity
  • Be open to collaboration between all schools on the Northstowe Education Campus
  • Be extremely flexible with changes in role as Northstowe expands its intake and staffing
  • An experienced Teaching Assistant with knowledge of alternative provision and attendance


Please see the Recruitment Booklet for further details about this position, including a person specification and job description.  If you wish to visit the school or have any questions about the application process, please contact HR on recruitment@northstowesc.org  or telephone 01223 343732.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 5th December 2022 (by 9am). We are unable to accept applications after this time.

Interviews are due to be held on Thursday, 8th December 2022

NSC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. 

All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

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