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We currently have a vacancy for a part-time TA2+.

The Governing Body at Springside School are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced individual into the role of Teaching Assistant Level 2 (+). 

The position will be part time working as part of a job share. . The current working hours would be Monday 8.30am to 3.30pm, Tuesday 8.45am to 4.30pm and Wednesday afternoon 1.00am to 3.30pm.

The successful candidates will be working directly with pupils with complex additional educational needs, across all phases of our school; Nursery – Year 6 and ideally will have experience of ACS and EYFS.

It would be advantageous to have at least 18 months’ experience of working in a Special School or in Specialist Provision.

Applicants must possess GCSE English and Maths at grade A* - C or GCSE level 4 -9 or a level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy or CSE Grade 1 in English and Maths.

Applicants must also have a Level 2 qualification QCF (or NVQ prior to 2010) in supporting Teaching and Learning.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

Springside is a new-build special school co-located with a mainstream primary school.

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.

Applicants are advised that by applying for this position they are declaring that they are not subject to any immigration controls or restrictions that prohibit them undertaking work in the UK, and that they are able to provide proof of their Right to Work in the UK if they are invited to attend an interview.

The school will carry out an online search as part of their due-diligence for all shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 (para 220).

If you have any further questions regarding the post, please contact Jackie Anderson (School Business Manager) at Springside School 01706 764451


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