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Teaching Assistant Grade 4 SCP 7-11 F.T.E £20,444 - £22,129 (actual pro rata salary £17,526 - £18,969)

We are an Alternative Provision Academy supporting children with social, emotional, and mental health needs, who have been identified as being at risk of exclusion, harm or have already been excluded from mainstream education. Children are referred to use by partner local authorities and schools within the Northwest Region. 


At the Kassia Academy, we use trauma informed and therapeutic approaches to re-engage learners with their education. We are passionate about giving our young people the skills they need to make a valuable contribution to society and to fulfil their dreams. We recognise that education is not a ‘one size fits all’ model and we carefully tailor our provision to meet every individual’s needs. 


Professionalism and having the highest expectations are at the heart of everything that we do: developing a love of learning and improving our learner’s life chances as a result. 



We do things differently H.E.R.E 


High Standards 
Emotional Response. 


We are seeking a skilled and highly motivated Teaching Assistant, with experience in SEN to join our high-quality school. Not only is this an exciting, challenging role, the successful candidate will be contributing to turning the lives of young, vulnerable people around. You will be a hardworking and enthusiastic professional, with experience in engaging the most disengaged young learners.


If you have a proven track record of delivering excellence and also have a history of dealing with complex needs and challenging behaviour, then this position may be for you. 


The Kassia Academy is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check, provide suitable references, provide evidence of qualifications and be subject to identity checks 


Applications should be emailed to recruitment@tkas.org.uk


Closing date: 12 noon - 9th August 2022
Interviews: 6th September 2022
Start date: ASAP


Parent Governor (Volunteer Role)

What are we looking for?


Our school Governing Body is made up of Governors from all walks of life and many come to us through a variety of routes and with a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences, but they are all volunteers who work together for the benefit of the School and are the link between the School and the community it serves


We want you –


We are currently looking for new Parent Governors and would be delighted to hear from anyone who has:


•         An interest in the performance of the school.

•         A desire to contribute to and represent the community.

•         An open and enquiring mind

•         The ability to look at issues objectively

•         The confidence to ask questions and join in debate.

•         A willingness to listen and make informed judgements

•         The ability to work well with others

•         Time to spare

•         A child or children currently attending the School


If you match the above description, you may be the very person to become a Governor at The Kassia Academy and Support Services. Everyone has something to offer and we want people from as many backgrounds and with as wide a range of interests as possible.


What can we offer?


•         A chance to develop skills in strategic management

•         The opportunity to work with our team of governors and staff in improving our School

•         A sense of achievement in making a difference to our School

•         The pleasure of helping students reach their potential


What is the Governing Body’s Role?


The Governing Body of our school plays a key role in:


•         Setting targets for raising standards of educational achievement.

•         Monitoring progress towards meeting these targets.

•         Supporting and challenging the performance of the Headteacher

•         Deciding policy and future development plans





As well as attending meetings, governors are also asked to look at specific areas of the school’s work in more detail. To help support governors, everyone has access to further training to help build on existing skills or to develop new ones.


If you are interested, please email a brief description about yourself and why you would like to join the governing body to recruitment@tkas.org.uk  by Thursday 1st September 2022.