Teaching Assistant, SEND, Northamptonshire

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Kings Heath Primary AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 04/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC point 4 (2019), FTE £18426, actual £14152
Contract term: Fixed Term

Kings Heath Primary Academy is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant SEND. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.


About the role

To support students, including those within SEN, with their learning and personal care needs; to work with other staff to further students’ independence and to enable them to access specific areas of the curriculum. The post holder will also organise and undertake other related duties to support learning, personal and social development.

Full time teaching hours, term-time only, permanent position


Salary & Benefits

FTE £18,426, actual £14,152

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme


Who we are looking for 

We are looking for a motivated, caring and supportive individual to join our pupil lead team at Kings Heath. The right candidate should be bright, bubbly and hard working. 

(Please see person specification)


About The David Ross Education Trust

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, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

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. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Kings Heath Primary Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



Job location

More about Kings Heath Primary Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: North Oval, King's Heath, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 7LN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1604 751165