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Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 04 July 2022

Interview Date:  W/C Monday 11 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Turing School
Larkspur Drive
East Sussex
BN23 8EJ

Phone:     01323 465700
Email:      tts-office@swale.at
Website:  https://www.theturingschool.org.uk/

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Teaching Assistant - The Turing School

Salary: £16,127 pro rata (£18,751) SAT 3


Term time plus 5 staff development days. 

37 Hours per week

The Turing School has an opportunity to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with class teachers to support teaching and learning. The successful candidate will help to providing general assistance to pupils under the direction, guidance and direct supervision of the classroom teacher.

Key duties include:

  • Working with individuals or small groups of pupils in the classroom under the supervision of teaching staff;
  • Supporting pupils in their learning and with their emotional well-being;
  • Supporting the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task;
  • Prepare and clear up learning environments and resources.

The Successful candidate will need to have:

  • English, Maths and Science G.C.S.E grade C or above, or significant relevant experience;
  • Evidence of working with children in a similar environment;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • A willingness to learn.

The Turing School is at its heart, a community school.  We pride ourselves on knowing all of our students and families, and we work together to support and develop our young people into becoming successful, confident and happy young adults.  With the right support and guidance, secondary school can be an exciting experience for young people that will equip them with the skills, abilities and qualities to succeed in life.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

We thank you for your interest. If you would like to know more about our school please visit our website: https://www.theturingschool.org.uk/

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. 

If you are interested in this post, please contact Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager for an informal discussion.  (gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at and 01323 465700)

Completed applications should be sent to Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, gemma.sorrellfleet@swalel.at or by post to The Turing School, Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: W/C 11 July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/24483

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,751

  • Closing date
  • 4 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • The Turing School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education