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Teaching Assistant Level One



Teacher of Design Technology and Engineering 

Teaching Assistant (Level One) Full Time

Start Date: As soon as all pre-employment checks are


Grade 3 Point 9 - FTE £23,893 Pro Rata £20,492

32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, Term Time + 5 training days.

39 weeks per year.


The University Academy Long Sutton is a popular 11 - 16 years Academy in the rural market town of Long Sutton, and is part of The University of Lincoln Academy Trust. This may bring the opportunity to work across 2 sites. 

Due to an increase in numbers for September, we are currently seeking to appoint a suitable experienced Teaching Assistant to support a variety of pupils. We would consider a job share for any suitable candidates. 

The successful applicant will be required to have good literacy and numeracy skills, with a minimum requirement of GCSE at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English.  The Academy Trust was also successful in a bid for a whole school Government’s flagship School Rebuilding Programme (SRP) and the process of this has already started.  

This is an opportunity for someone who has: 

Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

A flexible approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

An ability to work in a busy environment.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate.

Visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. For an informal discussion or to visit the Academy please contact Ellie Carter, PA to Principal, either by telephone 01406 362120 or email enquiries@uals.org.uk

An application pack can be obtained below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th June 2024 at 12:00pm

Interviews will take place week commencing: Monday 10th June 2024

 Applications must be submitted to: enquiries@uals.org.uk

 Applicants please note this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is Barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 Applicants may be subject to an online presence check.

This post is subject to the following checks:

Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Barred List Check

Childcare Disqualification Check

Prohibition Check

Section 128 Check (where applicable)

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