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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Rushey Mead Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
Grade 3 Point 5 - 6
Start Date
As soon as possible
22nd August 2022 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1257693

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high-quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's first convertor academy.

TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing exceptional professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every student to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011. In 2021 we were designated as one of the first National Teaching School Hubs.

Job Ref: TA22/23
Teaching Assistant Level 2
Details: permanent, Full Time, Term Time
Start Date: as soon as possible
Salary: Grade 3, Points 5-6 Actual Salary £13,678-£13,952 FTE £19,843 - £20,240
32 hours per week, 20 min break and 30 min lunch daily
30 hours breakdown below and 2 hours a week to be worked as per departmental needs

  • Monday 8:20am to 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:20am to 3:00pm
  • Thursday 8:20am to 3:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated individual with an ability to deal positively and sympathetically with students, staff and parents.

We are looking to recruit a teaching assistant to join our passionate and progressive SEND faculty, to help make learning accessible for all students and work on a one-to-one basis with a high needs student. We would like to appoint a positive and enthusiastic person to join our highly supportive and growing team, who wants to work in a school where:

  • strong, positive relationships are a strength
  • students are taught in mainstream lessons which allows them to thrive in a positive and productive learning environment;
  • students of all ages and abilities readily demonstrate an eagerness to learn and make progress across the curriculum;
  • outstanding behaviour is apparent throughout the school; students are polite, open and articulate, making it a pleasure to engage with them in lessons;
  • the school’s Progress 8 score is significantly above average at +1.0 for two consecutive years and ranked in the top 5% nationally;
  • professional Learning is a priority and time for this is integrated into the school day;
  • all students, teachers and parents share a common vision to "make a positive difference".

Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:

  • Job Description
  • Applicant Pack
  • Application and Recruitment Process document


Closing date: Wednesday 24th November at midnight

TMET are an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If we have not contacted you within 4 weeks of the closing date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people. In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences
Rushey Mead Academy

Rushey Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust