Teaching and Learning Assistant


Teaching and Learning Assistant
Job Reference
Holbrook School
Closing Date


Teaching and Learning Assistant
Weeks Per Year
Holbrook School
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary

Advert Details

Job Title: Teaching and Learning Assistant (TLA)
Location: Holbrook School for Autism, Portway, Holbrook, DE56 0TE or John O’Gaunts Way, Belper, DE56 0DB
Grade/Scale: Grade 07 (Point 08-11) Actual Salary £18,852 - £20,754
Start date: September 2024
Contract: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (TTO)

Holbrook School for Autism is a successful school for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties, aged 4–19. Our students, may at times, display challenging behaviour related to their communication, social interaction and/or sensory processing difficulties.

Within a safe, structured, and predictable environment, we deliver a person-centred curriculum that supports students in developing independence, confidence, academic and life skills. We strive to enable our students to participate fully in opportunities and experiences both in school and the wider community, so that students can make informed life choices.

We are seeking an outstanding TLA, to work with 4-19-year-olds with autism and learning disabilities. Reporting directly to the Specialist Teaching & Learning Assistant, the ideal candidate will have a level 2 qualification or equivalent, positive approach to behaviour support and experience of working with young people with complex needs, including ADHD, SLD, SEMH Candidates who do not hold a relevant qualification may still apply if they are able to demonstrate a commitment to undertake training and will only be considered for a fixed term contract until successful completion of the relevant course.

Benefits include: Local Government Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information, please contact Gail Edmonds, School Business Manager at Holbrook School for Autism, on 01332 880208, via email to trichards@holbrookschoolforautism.co.uk or visit our website at https://www.esteemmat.co.uk/vacancies. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2024 (23:59)
Interview dates: 04 July 2024

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

HOL TLA Candidate Information Pack June 2024.pdf

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