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Teaching Assistant - two positions (one Permanent, one Maternity Cover)

Reference: OCT20209704
Expiry date: 12:00, 06 November 2020
Location: Long Field Academy, Melton Mowbray
Salary: £14,007.00 - £14,288.00 Per Annum
Benefits: LGPS, Perkbox
Attachments: TAAdOct2020.docx

Judged as ‘Good’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection (Feb 2018), Long Field Academy is an 11-16 provider located in the rural market town of Melton Mowbray, just 17 miles from both Nottingham and Leicester. 


Teaching Assistant

 (Two Positions, one permanent and one Maternity cover )

Long Field Academy, Melton Mowbray

NJC 4-5 £18,933 to £19,312 pro rata


32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Actual Salary: £14,007 to £14,288


Two fantastic opportunities have arisen to work within the academy’s Additional Educational Needs department supporting students within a classroom setting.

To work under the direct supervision of the Additional Educational Needs Lead to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures. This will include providing support to students within the classroom and occasionally to facilitate small groups outside of the classroom. Supporting students including removing barriers to learning so that students’ progress in line with their peers.


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe: 

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.


If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Sharon Maloney on 01664 561234 or smaloney@longfield.leics.sch.uk


Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at: www.satrust.com/vacancies


In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 6th November 2020

Interviews will take place: Commencing 9th November 2020


Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.