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Teaching Assistant

Eresby Special SchoolLincolnshire

Eresby School is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

About our Academy

Eresby School is a successful and growing special school catering for pupils with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and has been judged by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’ on 4 consecutive inspections.  As an outstanding school, Eresby is an open and inclusive school community.

About the role

Teaching Assistant  – Permanent - 27.5 hours per week

Required to work with all age groups and abilities.  You should have a real interest in working with pupils with learning difficulties and challenging behaviours. 

Up to NJC03 £18,562 FTE (£12,063.83 pro rata) plus SEN allowance of up to £1692.30 dependant on completion of training and experience.

Who we are looking for

Applicants should hold an NVQ level 3 relevant to Teaching and Learning.

We need someone who is enthusiastic, caring and willing to learn new skills. 

Have good subject knowledge in both literacy and maths.

Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences, sometimes on a 1:1 basis and sometimes in a small groups.

Be calm and patient and be able to see the potential in all of our pupils and be inspirational for them.

Be nurturing and supportive with high expectations.

Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Be confident at using ICT, and willing to learn new skills.

Have the ability to work independently, showing initiative, as well as be part of a team, co-operating and collaborating with other staff.

We can offer you

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health and Wellbeing Programme

Cycle to work scheme

A happy, supportive and friendly team of teachers and support staff 

Enthusiastic, polite and friendly pupils who are very keen to learn 

Excellent support and CPD opportunities for staff 

A rich, vibrant curriculum which is enjoyed by staff and pupils 

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. 

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click on 'apply for job' or for further information please contact Dawn Hunt, School Business Manager by telephone on 01790 752441 or email  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

Previous candidates need not apply.

​​​​​​​‘This school is a warm and friendly community.’ Ofsted February 2020

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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