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Type of Position:Teaching Assistants
School:Twynham School
Salary:Grade 3, support staff scale points 2-4; £12,030 - £12,517
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Ongoing opportunities

Teaching Assistants

Start date


Contract type

28.75 hours per week, term time only

Green Book (support staff) conditions

Contract term



Grade 3

Salary range

Support staff scale point 2- 4; £12,030 to £12,517


Twynham School (may be opportunities to work across both secondary schools in Twynham Learning)


About the Post

We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants on a permanent basis to join our Learning Support Team.   This role is focused on supporting young people with learning difficulties to enable them to learn and thrive in the classroom and the wider school community. This is a great opportunity to work with a fantastic team of people

Twynham School is a very special place with an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. We are a heavily over-subscribed school where achievement is exceptionally high, students are well-behaved and eager to learn and relationships are very special. There is an energy about Twynham School; we are entering an exciting decade for the school, our MAT and our community and successful applicants can be confident that they will be working in a truly great environment.

Twynham School and The Grange School have recently agreed to formally federate teaching structures for September 2021 enabling us to deliver world class educational experiences to students across both of our schools.


Who we are looking for

These positions are ideal for candidates:

  • Who may be interested in entering the teaching profession
  • Who wish to develop their skills and embrace ongoing training and development


You are likely to be someone who:

  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Relishes the challenge of working in an educational environment
  • Will embrace our highly supportive and professional culture


Twynham Learning can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with wonderful young people
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues throughout our school
  • High quality continued professional development and opportunities to progress


GCSE qualifications in English and maths, minimum of a grade 4/C required.



Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Twynham Learning HR on 01202 878073 or email us at


How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to: 

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Non-Teaching Posts’ sent together with the ‘Criminal Records Declaration” will be accepted. You can download the form here:

We are accepting applications now.



Twynham Learning is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and inclusiveness. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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