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Solent Academies Trust

Teaching Assistants


We are seeking to appoint resilient, passionate and skilled Teaching Assistants at our Trust Schools which include Mary Rose Academy, Cliffdale Primary Academy, Redwood Park Academy (all in Portsmouth) and Littlegreen Academy (close to Horndean and Rowlands Castle).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a growing Trust with a superb track record of developing staff as well as ensuring our pupils make excellent progress and enjoy their learning. 

Personal attributes

You need to be flexible, energetic, enthusiastic and committed to working with children with complex needs and/or autism and be ready for anything!

If you are up for a challenge and really want to help make a positive difference to the lives of pupils with special educational needs and social, emotional and mental health needs then one of our schools could most definitely be the place for you!

Salary & Benefits

Band 4 plus SEN Allowance

Annual FTE + SEN Allowance salary is £19,468. 

Term time only salary at Cliffdale and Littlegreen working 33 or 34 hours is £14,992 / £15,446.

Term time only salary working 32.5 hours at Mary Rose or Redwood is £14,765.


Solent Academies Trust
Gisors Road

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Deadline and how to apply

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form and specify if you have a choice of school, accompanied by a letter of application.

If you have any questions at all, or wish to submit an application please email recruitment@solentacademiestrust.info.

Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust form.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 4th September.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 12th September 2022.

Equal opportunities

Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.