Specialist Teaching Assistant

Outwood Academy Normanby Logo
Closing Date: 10/10/2022
Contract Permanent
Job Role Education
Working Hours Flexible, Full Time, Term Time
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £19,359 – £21,175
Company Outwood Academy Normanby

Job Description

Specialist Teaching Assistant

Outwood Academy Normanby


30 hours per week

Term time only plus 5 PD

Salary: £19,359 – £21,175


Outwood Academy Normanby, Middlesbrough, seeks Specialist TAs to take responsibility for one of the following areas: Reading and Literacy interventions, and Numeracy interventions. These are newly created positions for the 22/23 academic year.


We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.


As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with members of our Inclusion Team and will require the energy and creativity to develop and inspire students learning. A key focus will be to support student intervention and increase student’s ability to access all areas of the curriculum. You will embed and develop literacy and numeracy skills, working proactively with other members of the Inclusion Team to improve attainment, by adopting a personalised approach towards planning and delivery of a bespoke curriculum.


We have Specialist Teaching Assistant positions to focus on the following areas:


  • Literacy – Intervention, Miskin and Accelerated Reader
  • Numeracy – Intervention


Examples of work includes:


  • Taking responsibility for a caseload of students inside and outside of the classroom during structured or unstructured time.
  • Assessing the needs of students and using detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support students educational progress and attainment.
  • Delivering intervention programs to individuals and small groups, preparing relevant and appropriate learning experiences in conjunction with the department staff.


Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is recognised as one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the country. We believe that all support staff within our Family of Schools are key in securing student success and ensuring professional development opportunities is part of our transformation model.


To view the job description please click here

To view the person specification please click here


Details can be found on our website at www.outwood.com/vacancies Applications should be made through the website. Please note that CVs will not be accepted as part of our recruitment process. If you require further information please contact Kirsty Logan, HR Assistant via k.logan@normanby.outwood.com


Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.


We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 8am, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.


Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 30 schools.

Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.

We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.

We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.

We are now comprised of over 30 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

Apply Now!

Related Jobs