Dated: 14 Jun 2024

Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton on Tees, TS19 8BU


32.5 Hours per week term time only + 5 PL days (temporary 1 year contracts in the first instance)

Grade F (7-8)  (£18,436 - £18,742 actual salary) pay award pending

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust consists of seven Academies and one Sixth Form across the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire areas serving a population of in excess of 800 students aged 5 to 19 with a broad range of learning difficulties.

Abbey Hill Academy & Abbey Hill Academy 6th Form is “where amazing children do amazing things!”  We specialise in meeting the needs of students aged 11 to 19 who have a full range of learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as other physical and special needs including autism. 

We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants with previous experience of working within SEN.    Ideally, the successful candidates will be outstanding, creative and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants who have the flexibility to work with young people who have a variety of special educational needs. The role involves supporting students in the classroom giving attention to their physical as well as educational requirements.  There is an expectation that the successful candidates will partake in training to further develop their skills to support the wide range of needs of our students.

Posts are to be based at Abbey Hill Academy/Fairfax Unit (Middlesbrough) or Abbey Hill Group at North Shore Academy.  If you have a preference please indicate on your application form your preferred location.

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed, this may include online searches.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

An application form is available on the Horizons Trust website - https://www.horizonstrust.org.uk/jobs and the job description can be downloaded here.

Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon on, Friday 28th June, 2024 to: HR Dept, c/o, Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton-On-Tees. TS19 8BU or by email to HSATHR@horizonstrust.org.uk

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust
Abbey Hill Academy
Ketton Road
TS19 8BU

Email: enquiries@horizonstrust.org.uk
Tel: 01642 677113


Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is a company limited by guarantee (Company No 08608287) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales.

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