Teaching Assistant (Level 3) - Westlands Academy (Horizons Specialist Academy Trust)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/07/2022 12:00
£17,743 - £18,828 actual salary – pay award pending
Hours per week:
32.5 Hours per week, term time only + 5 PL days
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Stockton On Tees
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Jul
Further Information

Westlands Academy
Eltham Crescent
Stockton on Tees


Permanent Post
Horizons Specialist Academy Trust consists of six Academies and one Sixth Form across the Tees Valley area serving a population of approximately 700 students aged 5 to 19 with a broad range of learning difficulties.

Westlands Academy is situated in Thornaby and caters for students aged 11 to 16 years who have SEMHD as their identified primary need.

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

Previous experience of working with students with SEMHD would be desirable. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential requirements of this post.

We offer a collaborative and supportive environment where staff are valued and nurtured and your input, enthusiasm and talents will be welcomed and appreciated as you join us on an exciting stage of our journey.

Visits to the academy are welcomed. To arrange this and/or to obtain an application form and further information please e-mail Julie Povall, HR Assistant on Julie.povall@horizonstrust.org.uk. Please do not contact the academy directly.

Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon on Friday 1st July, 2022 to:
Julie.povall@horizonstrust.org.uk of by post to Julie Povall, Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton-on-Tees. TS19 8BU.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.