Job Title: Teaching Assistant (1:1)
Salary:  £ 15,868.68

Location: Jubilee School, Waterlooville
Hours: Full-Time, (TTO), Monday – Friday, 40hrs a week

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children, we have the role for you!

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our team at Jubilee School. Someone who can deliver an holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

About the School

Jubilee School is a co-educational day School, which helps educate and support Children aged between 8 – 16 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and additional complex behaviours. Jubilee School is linked with four residential homes and is located in Waterlooville, just outside of Portsmouth.

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide education and care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK an holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

About the Role

The TA will work as part of ‘one team’ to assist in the everyday education and care of young people with special education needs. They will be providing support for pupils within the classroom with the aim of supporting independence.  It will also be their responsibility on assisting the teacher in the delivery of the curriculum and providing specialist SEN, subject or other support to pupils.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for people with the belief that they can make positive changes.

You will be a resilient, responsible, friendly and an organised person who has a passion for caring and providing an excellent environment to promote the children’s own learning and development.

Essential Criteria

  • Resilience
  • Ability to work successfully with young people with challenging behaviour;
  • A deeply held conviction that every child can achieve and reach their potential;
  • The belief that all children deserve a life of choice and opportunity;
  • Ability to be adaptable in a fast-paced extremely environment;
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all children;
  • Excellent team player;
  • High expectations of others;
  • Ability to work on own initiative; and,
  • Willing to undertake training.

Why work for us

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Education and Care website If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact 01204 558055 or email

Acorn Education and Care are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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