The Coppice Academy - Teaching Assistant

4 days left

Abbots Way, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2EY
Scale Points 16 - 20 £19,698 - £20,903 FTE salary per annum, pro rata salary £16,654 - £17,673 per a
09 Jan 2022
28 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Are you committed to making a difference? Someone who has high expectations of students and colleagues? Excited about teaching and learning?


We are looking to appoint a person like you who is a Professional and highly motivated Teaching Assistant. We need an innovative individual to work with our staff and students across the school.


You will demonstrate a caring and supportive approach, be highly motivated and be an excellent team player who aspires to high standards. You will provide direct support to students to help raise their confidence and attainment in subjects both at KS3 and KS4.

Our forward thinking Principal is looking to appoint motivated colleagues in a range of areas. The Coppice is proud to be part of Shaw Education Trust which is a growing, multi-academy trust based in Staffordshire. As part of the trust, our new colleagues will benefit from high quality professional development and will be supported in their career progression by our new and inspiring leadership team. You will be an outstanding teaching assistant willing to embrace and develop our collective values and ethics. In return your efforts will be recognised and rewarded and your contribution valued and celebrated by our whole school community. Our sole aim is to enable every one of our children to thrive and reach their potential as well as enjoying their time at the Coppice.


The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5  years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Coppice Avademy is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy





If you would like to join us on our exciting journey, then further information and application packs are available at


In accordance with our safer recruitment policy CV’s will not be accepted.


Completed applications to be sent to: The Coppice Academy, Abbots Way, Newcastle, ST5 2EY or email

We welcome school visits.

If you would like an informal discussion about working for the Shaw Education Trust, please contact:


01782 973500 or email:


Closing date:    28th January 2022 at 3pm    


Interview Date: w/c 31st January 2022


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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