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Teaching Assistant


Position:                   Teaching Assistant

Salary:                      Grade 5 (£24,012 - £26,511) pro rata - Actual Salary (£20,649 -£22,799)                

Location:                  Becton School

Contract type:         Term time plus 5 days (INSET days) Permanent  Full time 37 hours

Contract term:         Permanent

School Type:            Special School

Closing date:            Friday 7th January 2022 

Interview dates:       Week commencing 10th January 2022

Commencing:           February 2022

Do you have these core traits to be a successful change maker and Teaching Assistant at Becton School?

Our opportunity:

We are looking for to appoint a teaching assistant who has a real passion to support and enable the learning and development of the children at Becton School.  The position will appeal to experienced teaching assistants and, in particular individuals, who have other skills/experience in mental health as we feel these attributes will complement the role well.  We are looking for practitioners who have an innovative approach to their work and aren’t afraid to think of new and interesting approaches to the support they offer.

The successful candidate will initially work alongside a teacher at the Becton School, Beighton Community Hospital however, as a member of staff at Becton School, staff can be moved as appropriate to other sites.

Whether you are an experienced teaching assistant who has worked within specialist educational needs or someone who has exceptional vocational skills and a real drive to make a difference in children’s lives, you must be able to provide our children with aspirations for their futures along with promoting a positive culture in everything you do.  

What you can expect:

  • A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways
  • An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system
  • Access to tailored CPD through Becton School and Nexus Academies Trust
  • Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

Application forms, a Job Profile and further information can be downloaded from the vacancies section of our website:

Completed application forms must be emailed to Sarah Bevan Friday 7th January 2022:

CVs will not be accepted.

This post involves working with children and therefore, if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at