The Park Academies Trust was formed in 2016 with the vision to make a
significant contribution to improving education in Swindon and surrounds.
Our lead school is
Lydiard Park Academy, a highly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 school in
West Swindon. The Trust also supports Abbey Park School in Redhouse, and
has been joined by Red Oaks Primary School over the summer.
We celebrated an
excellent year for GCSE results across both secondary schools in 2019, and
another very successful set of A level results from our Sixth Form based at
LPA. We need talented staff as we take advantage of the unique opportunities
We now have
a permanent vacancy for a Senior Teaching Assistant to work in our Autistic
Spectrum Condition Centre to assist with leading a team to promote the
emotional, social, physical and educational development of pupils.
The post is
for 32.5 hours per week. A key element of this role is KS2 to KS3
transition,liaising with prospective students, their parents and primary school
to ease their transition from their Primary school to LPA. The post holder will
in addition have some line management responsibility for TAs in the centre
liaison with parents, teachers and fellow TAs is an important part of the role.
It is expected the post holder will have undertaken relevant training or have
compensatory employment experience. It is essential that s/he has a full
understanding of the needs of pupils with ASC and how to meet those needs.
Highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about the value good teaching assistants
can add to education?
Willing to work flexibly in the face of changing demands.
Inspired by young people achieving their potential?
Could you work:-
In a department with a strong team ethos and proven track record?
Within a supportive school?
Where there are good facilities and very
Where there is a supportive programme for new staff?
A positive and dynamic environment in a Trust which is growing in both size and
A strong pupil ethos centred on mutual respect and fulfilling potential
Excellent opportunities for CPD across the Trust
Staff Discount portal
Support from experienced and knowledgeable colleagues across the Trust
Enthusiastic, approachable and dedicated colleagues
Attractive Pension Scheme
Access to Benenden Health Care Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme