SET Ixworth

Hours: 4 days per week – term-time only. Fixed-term (subject to grant funding)

Salary: £17,374 - £19,422 pro rata per annum dependent on skills and experience

Closing date: 07/07/2021 09:00

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We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team of support staff.  You will help drive attainment and contribute towards building a positive and creative learning environment.  You will be working one to one with students who may have learning, behavioral, physical or emotional difficulties. 

Working 30 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) you will be supporting 2 pupils individually.  The actual salary range based on these hours is £10,777 – £12,043 dependent on experience.  This post is subject to grant funding for each pupil, anticipated to last for the duration of their time at the school. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an understanding of the SEN Code of Practice, and inclusive practice within a school setting;
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the variety of barriers to learning that students face;
  • Preferably have experience in a secondary school with excellent numeracy and literacy skills;
  • Be able to establish positive and respectful relationships with students;
  • Be an effective team player with high standards of integrity and approachability. 

To start:  September 2021 (or potentially earlier if mutually agreeable)

Please view our Work with Us page to read why our staff members enjoy working for Seckford Education Trust and its schools.

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 7 July 2021; we reserve the right to appoint prior to closing date so please submit your application early to avoid disappointment. 

Please return your completed application form by email to

The Seckford Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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