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Holbrook Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.

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Teaching Assistant

Closing date: Monday 1st July 2024

33 hours per week 

Point 4 – £23,114 (33 hours / 38 weeks) (Actual salary £17,051)

Required for September 2024

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking and friendly team to support students with their learning and behaviour needs. The position involves  working with individual students and small groups of students across all curriculum areas.

Hours to be worked will be between 8.15am – 3.30pm.

You will need to be competent in English and Maths with a minimum grade C (4/5).

Previous experience of working with children in an educational setting is preferable.

Holbrook Academy is a popular, secondary school to the south of Ipswich easily accessible from the A12 and A14. We pride ourselves on our positive and supportive ethos and our passion is to ensure that ‘everybody can be somebody’.

The school has been judged ‘Good’ across all aspects by Ofsted (February 2019).

For further details and an application form, please contact Sarah Beazley, Headteacher’s PA, on 01473 328317 or


Examination Invigilators

Closing date: Monday 11th March 2024

Required immediately to assist the Examination Officer in the running and supervision of internal and external examinations.

Hours will be offered on an ad hoc basis, primarily in December, May and June. Ideally, applicants should be available for at least 5 morning or afternoon sessions a week. Sessions are potentially 8.30am-12.15pm and 1pm-4.45pm.

The successful candidates will:

  • have experience in basic administration
  • be reliable and punctual
  • demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • work well as a team as well has have the initiative and confidence to work on their own
  • possess good communication skills
  • be able to follow instructions and work within a strict set of regulations
  • work with calmness and flexibility.

Full training will be given.

Pay – £11.50 per hour (plus holiday pay)

If you think you have the necessary qualities, please contact Sarah Beazley for an application form –