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Teaching Assistant with specific literacy focus - Paulet High School & 6th Form College

Paulet High School and 6th Form College
Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: Grade 5 (SCP 6-9) £23,893 - £25,119 per annum pro rata Actual salary: £15,420.98 per annum
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Teaching Assistant with specific literacy focus
Permanent, part time role for 27.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
Working term time only for 39.2 weeks

Salary: Grade 5 (SCP 6-9) £23,893 - £25,119 per annum pro rata
Actual salary: £15,420.98 per annum

John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. As a partner academy in JTMAT, we are seeking to appoint a positive, proactive and focussed teaching assistant to join our evolving organisation.

The successful candidate will be qualified or seeking to study to at least level 3 NVQ equivalent in teaching support, will have good maths and English skills and an aptitude to support students to access the curriculum both within the classroom, supporting the teacher and in small groups as directed by senior staff or teachers. With experience in a similar environment, you will be able to plan effective actions and work well within a team to achieve the best outcomes for our students.

If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do.

If you want to discuss this role, please contact Emma Ashforth our SENDCO, by emailing or telephoning 01283 247900.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Only fully completed application forms will be submitted for shortlisting. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 20th February 2024
Interview and selection: Wednesday 21st February to Friday 23rd February 2024



This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:
Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search will be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants for the lawful basis for processing and retention. John Taylor MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.
Please review our Recruitment Pack on the school website before submitting your application.


Violet Way, Burton on Trent, DE15 9RT

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Violet Way
Burton on Trent
DE15 9RT

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