Teaching Assistant

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Comberton, Cambridge
£12,053.04 pa (based on 25 hours worked, 38 weeks per year and includes holiday pay)
27 Apr 2022
20 May 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Teaching Assistant


To start September 2022

Term time only

Salary: Scale TA1b – Scale Range 3-4

FTE salary: £18,887 - £19,264 (52 weeks)

Working hours: 08:50 - 14:50 (with an unpaid mid morning and lunch break)

Depending upon the department, there is also some requirement to attend paid professional days and/or a paid fortnightly training meeting

Actual starting salary: £12,053.04 pa (based on 25 hours worked, 38 weeks per year and includes holiday pay)

We are seeking skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join our hard-working team of professionals who dedicate themselves to enabling our students to cope in a mainstream setting and feel safe to prosper academically and socially both now and in the future.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an approachable and patient nature; be positive, proactive and professional; have excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence;
  • be able to liaise confidently with staff and students;
  • have a minimum of 5 GCSE grade 4/C including English and Maths;
  • be energetic and have an interest in working with SEN children / young pupils; and for sixth form roles must have at least A levels or an equivalent level qualification.

The position could provide valuable experience for those wishing to enter the teaching profession. It would also be ideal for a school leaver before University or for a parent who is wishing to return to work.

How to apply:

Please complete and return the Support Staff Application form located on our website www.combertonvc.org/contact-us/current-vacancies. Your application should be supported by a letter of application (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 printed) which explains the reason for your interest, whether you are interested in main school or sixth form and your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role

Please click 'Apply'

Applications should be submitted to: HR Manager on personnel@combertonvc.org as soon as possible but no later than 9.00am on Friday, 13th May 2022. Interviews will be held w/c 16th May 2022

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV. The Cam Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, barred list check and a medical questionnaire.