Vacancy closed : Teaching Assistant

Updated: Apr 25

Please note, this vacancy closed on Wednesday 6th April.

Why work here?

Our school is a specialist, forward-thinking provision offering outstanding education for a group of unique young people aged 9-14, with moderate learning difficulties who have been out of education. Pathways Education has a needs-led and nurturing approach, resulting in carefully managed learner pathways, including intervention delivered by specialists. The school works in close partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to coordinate the best possible education, care, guidance and support for the young people. The current provision is for up to 10 young people, and there are plans to expand over the next 2 years and move to a permanent location, thereby offering opportunities for continued professional development.

About the role

We're looking for a competent and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team. You will contribute to the student’s development in holistically supporting the teaching and learning. You will provide general and specific assistance to students, under the direction and guidance of the Class Teacher/Line Manager. As Teaching Assistant, you may be responsible for individual students, or smaller groups of students. You should have enthusiasm for education and the desire to make a real difference, be positive and approachable, with patience and the ability to inspire confidence and trust as well as energy and commitment.

What we offer
  • Excellent staff support and leadership skills development

  • High quality coaching

  • A friendly and dedicated approach to school leadership

  • Opportunities for collaboration with other settings.

Wellbeing is at the heart of our leadership and learning and we wish for quality teaching and a healthy work/life balance. If you join us, you will be part of a committed and hardworking team that will look after you. The successful candidates will have a commitment to develop outstanding practice, the desire and drive to improve educational outcomes and life chances for our young people.

To apply
  • For further information, you are welcome to contact our headteacher, Nazya Ghalib:

  • Visits to the school are advised. If you would like to arrange a visit or have an application pack sent to you, please contact Debbie Seagrove, School Business Manager:

  • Please read the supporting documents linked below and send a covering email plus your latest CV to with a subject line including your name and 'Teaching Assistant application'.


Salary Scale: £12,000 – £15,000 (Pathways own scale)

Location: Sundial House, Sundial Stables, Jumps Road, Farnham, GU10 2LB

Contract Type: Full time and term time only

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th April

Interviews: W/C 11th April (early interviews for suitable candidates)

Start Date: ASAP.

Pathways Education is committed to safeguarding, inclusive practice and equal opportunities for all. All job offers will be subject to successful enhanced DBS checks and reference checks.

Supporting documents
Teaching Assistant Job Description
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Teaching Assistant Person Spec
Download PDF • 105KB

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
Download PDF • 77KB

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