Trust Teaching Assistant

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, inspiring and skilled Teaching Assistants at our Trust Schools.  You need to be flexible, energetic and have experience of working with children with profound and complex disabilities and/or autism.

 Solent Academies Trust has expanded to three schools.  Our inclusive Trust currently includes Mary Rose Academy, Cliffdale Primary Academy and Redwood Park Academy.  Mary Rose is an outstanding school, a National Teaching School and a National Support School and the Trust benefits from working with a number of partners both locally and nationally.  Cliffdale Primary Academy was also judged to be outstanding by Ofsted in November 2016.  Redwood Park Academy joined the Trust on 1st February 2017.  We have a successful track record of developing excellent leaders to realise rapid and sustained school improvement and outcomes for children.

We have a strong team of committed staff and a comprehensive professional development programme.  If you are up for a challenge and really want to help make a positive difference to the lives of pupils with special educational needs then this could be the place for you.

 We will provide you with superb resources, excellent staff induction, training and a commitment to continuing professional development.

 This is an opportunity to join our Academies Trust.  We are a happy and supportive community with an outstanding reputation.  The posts are for Band 4, 32.5 hours per week at Mary Rose and Redwood, 33 hours per week at Cliffdale, term time only.


Annual FTE salary £16,503. 

Term time only salary £12,851 at Mary Rose and Redwood.

Term time only salary £13,048 at Cliffdale.


If you would like further information please contact Sarah Robb on 023 9285 2330 or email

In your letter of application, please describe the contribution you feel you can make to our schools and indicate if you have a preference for placement.

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th January. Interviews will be held on the following dates, Friday 25th January, Thursday 30th January and Thursday 1st February.