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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College

  • Level 1A Teaching Assistant

    Required as soon as possible

    Level 1A Teaching Assistant

    25 hours per week, term time only

    £18,198 full time (£11,737 pro-rata)

    This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.

    We are looking to recruit a Level 1A Teaching Assistant to join the existing team in our Supportive Skills Department. The purpose of the role is to offer classroom and individual support where required. The hours are 25 per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, with an hour break during the day. Salary commences at £11,737 per annum, equivalent to £18,198 full time. (Level 1A on the Teaching Assistant pay scale).

    Sir Harry Smith Community College is an 11-18 Academy, proud of its traditional values and innovative approaches to Teaching and Learning and its standards of discipline and respect. The College serves the market town of Whittlesey, seven miles outside of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire. The College is part of the Aspire Learning Trust working together with Park Lane and New Road Primary Schools, also in Whittlesey, to help every child achieve their full potential, to prepare them for their next educational steps, to teach them kindness and respect for all and to equip them to play a full satisfying role in society.

    In October 2018, Ofsted recognised that Sir Harry Smith Community College continues to be a Good school. They also acknowledged that we are “A vibrant, welcoming and caring school, in which pupils enjoy their learning and feel valued.”

    Further details and application packs are available on the College website: or, for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kiera Brueseke-Palmer, SENCo on

    Applications close 9am, Monday 13th September 2021. Please send completed application forms, together with a short letter of introduction to:

    Please note that the College is closed from 22nd July to 1st September.

    Applicants are thanked for their interest in Sir Harry Smith Community College. Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted after the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.