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Teaching Assistant - Break Through School

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Salary Details
£ - £
Additional Allowances
Competitive Salary, Private Health Care & CPD opportunities; Wellbeing package.
Location Postcode
DA17 5JX
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent; 40
Closing Date
19 July 2024 11:00 PM 
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Job Advert – Teaching Assistant (TA)

Reports to: SENDCo


Location: Break Through School - Bexley


Salary: Competitive


Hours: Term Time only (40 weeks) Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm


Main Purpose of the role:


Every member of staff plays a significant part in the students’ ability to achieve their full potential and positive outcomes whilst at Break Through School. To do this we need to work collaboratively with multi-agencies and always as a team, which is essential to the students’ success and achievement.


TA’s provide support for students with their social, emotional, behavioural and mental health needs by working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.



Job description

We are looking for a dynamic and adaptable Teaching Assistant our specialised alternative setting. We encourage applicants who would work well in a challenging setting, with a restorative and flexible approach.  We have a full cohort of 45 learners, each of whom require a bespoke approach to the curriculum. Teaching Assistants play a vital role at Break Through school, offering pastoral and academic support throughout the day. We have a mixture of 1:1 and overall support packages, dependent on the learner’s needs. We also offer a range of renumerated, additional lead roles to aid in career development.

Our paramount concern is around learner's wellbeing, aiding them in removing barriers to their learning, working on improving self-esteem and providing life-long learning experiences.


We can offer you:

  • A great learning and working environment and welcoming and enthusiastic staff and pupils who are thoroughly rewarding to work with
  • Continued CPD opportunities throughout the year
  • The opportunity to be a part of the schools continuing journey of improvement to be outstanding, working with a dedicated and hardworking staff, supportive parents and active Governance
  • Private health care package
  • Career progression opportunities within the school and the wider Melrose cohort


Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit or for more information please contact Ruth Elliott, Principal. 01322 440049


How to apply:  call the school on 01322 440049 or visit our website (Join our Team).


Melrose Education is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and accordingly, our employment policy for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion is designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, trade union membership or non-membership, political or religious beliefs or being a part-time worker.


Break Through School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant with require an enhanced DBS and DBS checks, with references being taken up before interview.


Closing date: - 19th July

Interviews: To be confirmed

Salary: Competitive –dependent upon experience and qualifications


Break Through

Break Through

121 Nuxley Road, Belvedere, Bexley


DA17 5JX

01322 440049


For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Ruth Elliott; or      01322440049  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977