SEN Teaching Assistant King's Park Academy


Post: SEN Teaching Assistant

Post details: Part Time 32.5 hours per week, term-time only + INSET days. 1-year fixed term (then subject to review)

Salary Scale: AAT Grade 3, SCP 4-6 Pro-rata Salary: £14,116-£14,686 Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £18,933-£19,698


Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy at King’s Park Academy, Ashley Road, Boscombe BH1 4NB.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people. You will have a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to improving the teaching and learning in a way that benefits all children.


The post requires someone with:

  • current experience of working with children in school and be able to promote an excellent desire for learning
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs
  • be able to support and promote an excellent reflective learning ethos
  • be creative and flexible in the way you work
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have highly developed interpersonal skills and a sense of humour
  • be committed to your own professional development and participate fully in the life of the school and community.


It is the intention of Ambitions Academies Trust to use its resources flexibly to meet the needs of pupils. All staff are therefore allocated to a place of work, however, Ambitions Academies Trust reserves the right to require staff to support the needs of our pupils throughout the Academy as appropriate. This may involve relocation. This is not anticipated to be frequent or indeed regular but you should be aware of this requirement.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 19th September 2021

Interviews will take place during w/c: 27th September 2021

Start Date: ASAP

 For an application form, please visit our Trust website:

For more information please contact [email protected]

 Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV

Please ensure you provide a complete history of your employment to date and ensure you include two referees, one of which must be the Headteacher/Principal/Lead of your current employment and one from an alternative employer or educational lead.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.


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