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Teaching and Learning Assistant - Sneyd Academy part of Alpha Academies Trust

Alpha Academies Trust
Sneyd Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Actual Salary £15,709 to £16,511
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

  Principal: Mrs R Lee

 Required: September 2024

 Teaching and Learning Assistant  

Term Time | 28.75 Hours Per Week, Level 4, Actual Salary £15,709-£16,511


The Governors of Sneyd Academy are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled teaching and learning assistant to join our friendly and professional team. Sneyd Academy is a caring, inclusive and supportive academy. The needs of our children are at the heart of everything we do. They are bright, lively and enjoy coming to the Academy. We are on a positive journey and are proud of the rapid improvements we have made. If you wish to join our good academy, then please come and see for yourself.


Sneyd Academy are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to engage and inspire our children, planning and delivering high quality learning experiences which impact positively on the children’s knowledge and outcomes, and who will have the highest expectations for every child in terms of their success and behaviour and attitude. We require someone who will absorb our ethos and values and immerse themselves into the life and success of Sneyd Academy. A working knowledge of phonics is also essential to fulfil this role.


The successful candidate will have the strongest commitment and passion to continue to drive the success of the Academy forward, be a very motivated team player in a highly effective staffing team, be able to demonstrate exemplary primary classroom practice and expect excellence from our children, be a team player and be a strong advocate for change and champion Academy improvement.


The Academy is part of The Alpha Academies Trust, and the Trust was established to create a network of primary and secondary academies in North Staffordshire. Our purpose is to deliver a first-class education for every child and overcome inequality. This means that we recruit outstanding staff and make their professional development a number one priority.


Alpha Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Employer which means that it has made commitments to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. Should you require any reasonable adjustments during any point of the application process, please contact our HR/Recruitment Team at to discuss.


The Trust offers a benefits package which includes a good pension scheme with a current employer contribution of 25.2% discounted gym membership for on-site gyms and 30% at Nuffield Health Stoke Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, free on-site parking, subsidised meals and a Cyclescheme. Annual leave entitlement starts from 28 days, increasing to 33 days after 5 years’ service.  We also offer an Employee Assistance Programme through Care first including counselling services.


The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.


If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, visit our website's vacancies page at  Click on 'Explore Available Opportunities,' find the vacancy you wish to apply for, and simply click on the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page, which will direct you to the Alpha Academies Trust vacancy portal. If you're already registered, please log in to submit your application. New users can register using the sign-up option and proceed to submit their application. Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at


Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 


Closing Date for this Post: Monday 15th July 2024 at 9.00am

Interview Date: Week Commencing 15th July 2024

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