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Engaging Minds, Broadening Horizons

Enhanced teaching assistant


£24,294 - £26,421 Pro Rata

Grade 5- SCP 7-12


37 hours per week - Term time plus 10 days

Start date:

As soon as possible



We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and committed teaching assistant to support our students with learning difficulties and physical disabilities.


All applicants must possess minimum of 5 A*-C GCSE passes, including Maths and English (Grades 9-4 or equivalent) and Qualified Teaching Assistant equivalent to Level 3 or above.




Seaham High School (part of Eden Learning Trust), is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). As part of the due diligence, an online search will be carried out on shortlisted candidates and may be explored further with any applicant at the interview


Seaham High School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required. 


The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 8th December 2023.

How to apply:

It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Please contact for the information pack and application form. Completed applications should also be returned via

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs and only fully completed school application forms will be considered.  Due to high volumes of applicants, we regret we will only contact those that have been shortlisted.

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