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The Basildon Academies

Teaching Assistant

We are looking to recruit exceptional Teaching Assistants to join our SEN Team.

Salary Range: Band 3 FTE £21,007 - £24,010. 

Working weeks: 39 weeks (Term Time + inset + twilight) and Parent/Open evening as required
Working Hours: A minimum of 25 hours during core hours of 9am - 3pm e.g. 25 hours 09:30 - 14:30 or, 30 hours 09:00 till 15:00 to maximum of 37 hours between the hours of 8am and 4pm Monday-Friday.

We are two aspirational and ambitious Academies based in Essex, just 35 minutes from London. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our students aged 11-14 whilst the Upper Academy specialises in our 14-19 year old student populations. The Academies are approximately 1 mile apart.

We are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

We are dedicated to supporting staff to build a fulfilling career. As a new member of staff you will be offered excellent support and development.

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with students and teachers on all levels. Previous work experience in a school or Academy is desired but not essential, however:

· you must have 5 GCSE Grade C or above including English and Mathematics

· be able to evidence the ability to work independently, using own initiative and be able to make decisions confidently

· have strong experience of office procedures and administration including MS Office

· have excellent interpersonal skills with clear and concise communication

If you can enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Academy Support Manager Lisa Church -

Closing Date: Monday 6th June 2022
Position Available: 1st September 2022

Tours of the Academies will be available for shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.