1:1 Teaching Assistant
Ark Dickens Primary Academy
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1:1 Teaching Assistant – fixed term contract until 31/08/2022

Ark Dickens Primary Academy - www.arkdickensprimary.org

Ark Dickens Primary Academy in Portsmouth is a two-form entry primary academy, which became part of the Ark network in September 2014.

Ark Dickens is a lovely school in the heart of Portsmouth. We are committed to our wonderful community and in helping the life chances of our amazing children. We are a school with high aspirations and expectations to ‘Be Our Best’ in all that we do.

We are looking to recruit a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join a committed team of ambitious staff who will support pupils, and the school to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make good academic progress.

Ideal candidates will:

  • be an experienced TA with experience of supporting the learning of children with autism and ADHD
  • be enthusiastic and have a flexible approach to work
  • be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.

 Please take a look at our website to find out more about the school www.arkdickensprimary.org Please contact Ann Dyson, Operations Support Manager on 023 92826514 to confirm a visit or to discuss the role further.

To apply for this role, please go to: https://arkdickensprimary.org/vacancies

Contract:                           Fixed Term contract until 31/08/2022


This is a fixed term role and is dependent on government funding. The contract is linked to receipt of such funds. The role is initially anticipated to last for one academic year but may be extended or come to an end if funding were to be withdrawn for example, if the child the role supports were to no longer be at the school.

Start date:              As soon as possible
Salary:                    Ark Support Staff Scale Band 3 Point 2 – 5: £18,198 - £19,312 Pro rata

(Actual salary - £15,584.58 - £16,538.60)                                         

        36 hours per week, Term time only

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.