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Vacancy for Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

To apply please fill in the application form found at EASTERN MULTI-ACADEMY (

Salary: £17,178 - £17,463 per annum pro-rated (FTE £23,500 - £23,893) subject to job evaluation
Location: Glade Academy, Knappers Way, Brandon IP27 0DA

Job Summary

Vacancy for a Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term Contract, until 31 August 2024.

Grade C £17,178 - £17,463 per annum, pro –rated, subject to job evaluation.

(£23,500 - £23,893 Full time Equivalent)

32.5 hours per week

39 weeks per year (Term-time plus one week)

Starting as soon as possible

Initially a fixed term contract of two terms - up to 31 August 2024.

Closing Date: Friday 08 December 2023 at noon.

Interview date: Week commencing 11 December 2023.

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward.


Role Purpose

We are looking for an experienced temporary teaching assistant to complement our talented, committed and happy staff team.

Are you:

  • Keen to raise standards and always looking to move forward
  • Focussed on learning and achieving outstanding attitude and effort from pupils
  • Willing and enthusiastic in your work with children
  • Energetic, organised and a team player
  • An excellent role model for children
  • Great at managing behaviour and providing nurture
  • Innovative, imaginative and inspiring to work with
  • Able to offer Primary School Experience 

You will need to have good maths and English subject knowledge, be well organised and firm, but fun! We hope the post holder will be flexible to work across the Primary age range.

We can offer you a supportive environment with on-going CPD and a forward looking school.  Applicants should include information about any experience they have within education as well as any other work environment, and should also state what they feel they could bring to the post, along with their future aspirations.

You will need to work across Monday to Friday each week, and will be required to attend work during term time, plus an additional week to incorporate training days at the Academy.



Skills & Experience

Teaching Assistant 

You will be qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths (GCSE A-C or equivalent) and previous similar experience would be an advantage. Full training and support is provided.

For full details of the duties and requirements of this role please review the job description and person specification.

Eastern Multi-Academy Trust (EMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check, including the Children's Barred List.

EMAT is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, employee support services to welcome and support staff from different backgrounds. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment and signal our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity and welcome part time or flexible working applicants.


To apply please fill in the application form found at EASTERN MULTI-ACADEMY (