Teaching Assistant

32.5 hours per week
Part Time - Term Time Only
Outwood Academy Portland, Netherton Road, Worksop S80 2SF
Grade 3, scale point 5-7: £13,902 to £14,464 (actual pro-rata salary)

Commencing as soon as possible

Outwood Academy Portland places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

Our staff are dedicated to securing the best possible outcomes for every student and are enormously proud of Ofsted’s Outstanding rating awarded in 2014. The hard work of our staff means that the academy is ranked well within the top 10% of schools nationally for student progress and in 2019 83% of our students achieved Grade 4 or above in English and Maths. But that’s just the beginning. Today we’re Outstanding; tomorrow, with your talents, we’ll be even more exceptional.

We wish to appoint a dedicated teaching assistant to join our existing Inclusion team. There are currently both permanent and temporary positions available to meet the growing need for support in the academy. The purpose of the post is to carry out a range of duties that enable students with learning needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. The post holder will work closely with all other members of the Inclusion team to promote high standards of inclusion and learning opportunities.

As an experienced teaching assistant, you will be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. It would be advantageous to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and have experience of supporting students with specific needs.  

If you have any questions, please contact HR department by email: hr@portland.outwood.com or call 01909 471023. 

To apply, please visit: www.outwood.com > Careers. or click the link below:


Closing date: Midday on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. 

Interview date: Friday, 24 January 2020.


Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

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