Teaching Assistant

Rugby, Warwickshire
£16,160-£19,695 pro rata
20 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Job Title: Teaching Assistant                                                Reference No(s): ACDJ188753

Hours of Work: Term-Time only, 34 hours per week          Salary: £16,160-£19,695 per annum*

Closing Date: 15th May 5pm                                                Location: Rugby       

Interview Date: w/c 22nd May 2017                                      Start Date: September 2017            

Be part of a team that is passionate and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative new school in Rugby, for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs.

About Us

In September 2018, MacIntyre Academies Trust will be opening a new and exciting Academy in a purpose built state of the art building in Rugby, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years.

Whilst the new building is being constructed the academy will be located in a temporary modern school building on the outskirts of Nuneaton and will open to 30 pupils in September 2017. To support staff living in Rugby we will provide free transport to the temporary site until we move into the new building.

MacIntyre Academies is delighted to have been chosen to set up this new Academy which will join the existing ‘Endeavour Academy’ in Oxford which opened in 2014 and ‘Discovery Academy’ which opened in September 2015.  MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the

last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.



The Role

Reporting to the Class Teacher or in their absence the Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for the support and delivery of teaching and learning at key stages 2, 3, 4 and post 16. You will model best practice and provide effective communication surrounding lesson requirements.  

You will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders to successfully contribute to the delivery of the vision, ethos, aims and objectives of the academy; in turn, enabling successful learning and achievement by young people and sustained improvement in their spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical well-being in preparation for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Previous experience is not required to apply for this role, however, you must be an effective, confident communicator and able to keep accurate records such as the recording of learning outcomes with excellent attention to detail. You will demonstrate an approach of facilitation and reflective practice within the role.


MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references.  Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified.   MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are based on Full-Time-Equivalent and are pro-rata for part time roles.  Actual salary range for this role based on 34 hours per week; 39 weeks per year is: £12,359.62-£15,063.28.  Salaries are dependent on experience with option of additional hours through the extended school provision/ transport.

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