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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

Teaching Assistant (Level 3)

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust. Green Gates Academy.
£16,068 - £17,118 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade H (NJC points 23-25)
Contract Details:
Permanent Post. Required for January 2018.
Contract Hours:
32.5 Hours per week, term time only + 5 PL days
Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and appropriate references.
Job Description:
Horizons Specialist Academy Trust consists of four academies, Abbey Hill Academy, Westlands Academy, Hollis Academy and Green Gates Academy, serving a population of approximately 500 students aged 5 to 19 with a broad range of learning difficulties.

Green Gates Academy is situated in Elm Tree, Stockton and provides for up to 40 pupils aged 5 to 11 years who have SEMHD, as well as other learning difficulties. The posts require working with young people at KS1/2 who present challenging behavior. Previous experience of working with students with SEMHD is an essential requirement of this post.

We are seeking an outstanding, creative and enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our team. The right candidate will need to be enthusiastic and inspirational with high expectations of our children and themselves.

We offer a collaborative and supportive environment where staff are valued and nurtured and your input, enthusiasm and talents will be welcomed and appreciated.

Visits to the academy are welcome. To arrange this and/or to obtain an application form and further information please e-mail Julie Povall, HR Clerk on Please do not contact the academy directly.

Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon on Friday 17th November 2017 to:
Julie Povall, HR clerk by email to or by post to Julie Povall, Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton-on-Tees. TS19 8BU.