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Is recruiting a

Teaching Assistant

To be based at Castle Wood Academy, Gainsborough



32.5 hours per week, to start at the earliest opportunity

To be worked 0830 hours – 1530 hours, Monday – Friday during Term Time

Hourly rate:  £9.32


Tall Oaks Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust responsible for three (one junior and two primary) schools in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. The schools are united by their commitment to the principles and values of the Trust and a common belief that collaboration and co-operation benefits pupils, parents, staff and the wider community.


We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and highly committed 1:1 Teaching Assistant  to work with a specific child in Key Stage 1 to support their specific needs.  The candidate must have experience of working with an individual child who has complex learning and medical needs. The successful candidate will be able to deliver high quality support in teaching and learning, be able to motivate and inspire children to become the best learners that they can be. 


This is a temporary post whilst the child attends a school within our Trust.  However, there may be the opportunity for  future permanent work for the right candidate.


How to apply


Interested candidates can download the application pack and application form at or by requesting a pack by email or for collection please contact Miss K Smith on 01427 811516 or by emailing to the school are encouraged.  Please contact Miss Smith to arrange a date and time.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 6th December 2017, 9.00 am
Interview Date:  Thursday 14th December


Completed application forms should be emailed to Mrs R Ward, Executive Business Manager at or posted to Tall Oaks Academy Trust, Castle Wood Academy, The Avenue, Gainsborough, Lincs. DN21 1EH  (please note: CVs will not be accepted as additional information or a replacement for any part of the application provided and only Tall Oaks Academy Trust application forms will be accepted).


Receipt of applications and unsuccessful applications will be confirmed by email.


References will be requested prior to interview and an Enhanced DBS check and Right to Work in the UK evidence will be required for successful applicants. 

Please revisit this page regularly for information about our staffing vacancies.


Thank you.

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