Teaching assistant, Specialist Resource Base – Open Academy


Posted on: Friday 13 May 2022 | Diocese Of Norwich Education and Academies Trust.

Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich, NR7 9DL

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible colleague to provide in-class and one-to-one support for our students in the Specialist Resource Base in line with their Special Educational Needs. You will be joining a small team and will work across a wide variety of subject areas demonstrating a commitment to helping our students make good progress.

  • Required as soon as possible
  • Temporary contract until 31 August 2023 in the first instance
  • Salary Scale D 5-6 (pro rata)
  • 31 hours per week, term time plus one week
  • Salary range Scale D point 5 £19,505 to Scale D point 6 £19,895 (Pro Rata)
  • Actual Salary £13,934 to £14,213

Our aim is to provide a transformative education for the children of our community, by treating every child as the blessing that they are.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

  • A good secondary education with GCSEs in English and Maths as a minimum.  The post would also be suitable for a graduate who has an interest in education
  • The desire to help young people fulfil their potential
  • The ability to form positive and supportive relationships with young people
  • The ability to work proactively, use initiative and work well as part of a team
  • Flexibility and the ability to react quickly to changing daily routines
  • Proven experience of working with vulnerable students is an advantage as such qualities are essential requirements to work in this challenging but extremely rewarding position

Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures.


Closing date: Friday 27 May 2022

How to apply

For further information and an application form, please visit our website at

Completed application forms should be returned to patotheprincipal@open-academy.org.uk email address.

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