Support Staff Vacancies


SET Grade:  SET Grade 4 SCP 13 – 16

Salary:  £18,933 – 19,698 FTE per annum, £9,857 - £10,255 pro rata salary per annum

Allowance:  NSEE* Allowance £1,324 FTE per annum, £689 pro rata per annum

Hours:  22.20 hours per week, 38 weeks term time only + 5 days (39 weeks per year total)

Contract type:  Fixed term until 31st August 2022

The Shaw Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which opened on the 1st October 2014. It is a fast growing Trust who manage academies in all phases, all sectors and all communities.  Shaw Education Trust are sponsored by a charity and focused on harnessing the power of people to affect positive change for youngsters.  The Trust work with children, leaders and teachers to create the very best opportunities for all their futures.  Brookfields joined the Trust on 1st September 2018.

Brookfields School provides a quality, inclusive and specialist education for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to work the SEND pupils within our school.  The main purpose of the role is to work under the instruction/guidance of teaching staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

We would welcome candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • NVQ 2 or equivalent in teaching assistance
  • Some experience of working with children with SEND
  • The ability to work effectively within a team environment, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities
  • The ability to promote a positive ethos and role model positive attributes
  • Good level of interpersonal, numeracy and literacy skills
  • An understanding of Safeguarding procedures and is able to promote the welfare and safety of children that they come into contact with

Shaw Education Trust offers 25 days + Bank Holidays for all staff with less than 5 years’ service and 28 days + Bank Holidays for all staff with more than 5 years’ service.

We offer a Local Government Pension Scheme as part of our benefits.

Please return completed applications to Wendy Wilson by email

Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 1st November 2021 at 12 midday

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: ASAP

In line with our safer recruitment policy CV’s will not be accepted.

*(Nursery Staff in Educational Establishments)