Teaching Assistant - Level 1
Humberston Academy

Job Reference: 00653

Location: Humberston Academy

Closing Date: 16/01/2019

Vacancy Start Date: Not Specified

Salary: NJC08 pro-rata £7073.21 (FTE £16,626)

Employment Type: Permanent

School Type: Secondary

Hours Per week: 18 hours a week - days to be arranged

Humberston Academy is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant. This role provides an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated team of TAs providing classroom support.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

Teaching Assistants are appointed to work with students over the whole age range as part of a team under the general direction of the line manager and the close supervision of a classroom teacher/senior staff.

18 hour a week - term time only

Salary & Benefits

  • NJC08  pro-rata £7073.21 (FTE  £16,626)
  • Access to generous Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

  • Minimum of 5 A*- C GCSE grades or equivalent
  • Willingness to undertake training as deemed appropriate
  • Experience of dealing with young people
  • Experience of working in a school environment
  • Ability to provide basic learning support for students identified as having learning difficulties
  • Ability to support students to help them maximise their social and academic potential
  • Ability to develop an understanding of the students’ specific needs
  • Assist in basic learning of students identified as SEN including statemented students
  • Ability to carry out individual personal care
  • Maintain appropriate records and provide reports to support assessment process
  • Undertake routine activities with individual students or small groups
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Promote students’ good behaviour and discipline
  • Provide routine assistance and support to students in physical/practical activities
  • Ability to deal with confidential material
  • Ability to carry out routine admin tasks
  • Commitment to safeguarding the children and young people whilst in the school’s care
  • There may be times when cover is needed in the absence of another employee
  • Must be available to attend meetings once a month after school hours

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 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.

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. 

Apply now

To complete our on-line application form, please click on 'apply for job'.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

Humberston 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.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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