Walton Leigh is a secondary special school for students with severe and profound & multiple learning difficulties. We are looking for someone enthusiastic and happy to help support the students (aged -) with their learning, behaviour and life skills as well as providing physical and personal care where needed. 

We have a great school full of happy students and our ideal Teaching Assistant will have plenty of energy and a willingness to learn. We will provide high quality training and will support you to become an expert and valued member of our team. 

The role would be suitable for experienced staff, graduates, or those who are looking for a career change as we offer full training.

We offer fantastic benefits, including:

  • A supportive team of staff. 
  • A thorough induction process. 
  • Access to excellent professional development. 
  • Generous pension scheme 
  • Paid sick leave 
  • Surrey Rewards discount programme 
  • Built in holiday pay entitlement 
  • ‘Outstanding’ school on your CV 
  • Free parking 
  • Hot meals at a reasonable price 
  • We are looking for people who:

  • Can form effective relationships with young people and enjoy working with them. 
  • Have a commitment to working as part of a team to support the development and potential of students of all abilities. 
  • Can motivate and inspire pupils to learn. 
  • Have excellent communication skills. 
  • Are calm and can maintain a sense of humour under pressure. 
  • Are competent in ICT. 

    Salary Surrey S3 Pro rata: £, – £, (FTE £,)

    Hours: 8.am – 3.pm – hrs, mins per week, weeks per year 

    Closing Date : Monday th March 3  at 9am

    Interview date: To be confirmed

    Start Date: as soon as possible 

    Early application is recommended as we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

    You are very welcome to spend some time at the school before you apply / attend an interview. Please phone to make an appointment.

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to demonstrably share this commitment. The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced disclosure. 

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