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Carlton Digby School

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Teaching Assistant

Special School Grade 5 Teaching Assistant (Qualified)

Ref: TA5

Points 15 – 22 (£27,803 - £31,364)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding practitioner to join the Carlton Digby School team as a Grade 5 teaching assistant as soon as possible. You will be joining a highly effective team of teaching assistants and the middle leadership team. You must be passionate about pupils’ learning, working as part of a successful team and supporting our school to be outward facing.

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years. We have currently 93 pupils on roll. In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’. 

The post will involve supporting the teacher and pupils within a class/es and leading some lessons, group activities and interventions. The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of the skills required for this post, together with previous experience of working with children/young adults with SEND. On-going training will be provided to assist in your continued professional development. 

The post involves a range of core duties as detailed in the job description. In addition, there will be leadership responsibilities, which are detailed in the person specification.

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website: or via email:

Please ensure applications include the job reference.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 8th January 2024. Interviews will take place week commencing 29th January 2024.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the office to request a visit.

Please look at our school website to see further information about our school.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback.