Teaching Assistants

From £17,173 pro rata 
(p/t permanent)

Do you want to make a difference to pupils and students who need that extra support to engage them in learning? If so we have the perfect opportunity for you! We need someone who can work alongside pupils and students with additional needs, social and emotional as well as special needs, in order to build resilience and develop strategies to engage with learning.

Are you someone who:-

  • Is flexible and patient with a passion for getting the best for and from young people?
  • Is able to work on own initiative?
  • Is able to communicate at all levels?
  • Is competent with numeracy and literacy skills?

The core working hours are 29.75 hpw, 39 weeks a year (this is term time plus 5 staff training days) for which the pay is £11,720 per annum increasing to £12,502 subject to the successful completion of the annual performance review and service needs.

If you join us in the Learning Support Department, there is an opportunity to develop specialism in specific learning needs or approaches to learning. We are looking for someone who wants to take the next step in their career and is happy to take on extra responsibilities such as Breakfast Club which begins at 8am and Homework Club which finishes at 4pm for which additional time will be paid.

Visit our main school website www.northgate.suffolk.sch.uk where details of this vacancy and information about the High School can be found.

Completed applications

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected] or returned to Mrs Bartle at Northgate High School, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, IP4 3DL, by 10am Wednesday 2nd January 2019. 

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 7th January 2019.

A Job Description, Person Specification, along with an Application and an Equal Opportunities form and Support Staff Application form guidelines and can all be downloaded below:

Teaching Assistant Job description

Teaching Assistant person spec

Support Staff Application Form

Support Staff Application Form Guidelines

This link gives more information on our Safeguarding Policy

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