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Solent Academies Trust

Teaching Assistant- Littlegreen Academy


Littlegreen Academy is seeking to appoint high quality, compassionate and committed teaching assistants to join our Littlegreen Academy, a SEMH school for boys aged 7 – 16 years, close to Clanfield, Horndean and Rowlands Castle.

Littlegreen became a member of Solent Academies Trust on 1st January 2019.  We are an outstanding trust and learning community that includes Mary Rose Academy, Cliffdale Primary Academy and Redwood Park Academy.  Our Trust has a successful track record of developing and supporting staff to make sure they gain the skills and experience necessary to enable our pupils to achieve great things.

Personal attributes

We are looking for teaching assistants who, have high expectations and lots of energy!  You need to enjoy working with children with special educational needs, be resilient and able to positively support our amazing pupils.  We offer you the opportunity to bring your enthusiasm and skills to Littlegreen, to ensure our pupils achieve their very best.

Salary & Benefits

33 hours per week, term time only

Band 4 + SEN Allowance

Term time only salary £18,109 – 19,062 including SEN Allowance

Annual FTE salary £23,411 – £24,643

By joining the Littlegreen Academy team, we offer you:

  •  SEN Allowance, which increases after 3 and 5 years of service
  • Excellent staff induction with a commitment to high quality professional development
  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative and forward thinking Trust
  • Superb resources
  • A happy, committed and supportive community
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with the option of a 50/50 contribution to build over time
  • 21.7% employer pension contribution
  • Life Insurance - 3 times annual salary (for members of the pension scheme)
  • Confidential Counselling & Wellbeing Support Service
  • Wellbeing Inset Day to support the wellbeing of our staff
  • Increase of paid weeks after 5 years of service from 45.1 weeks to 45.9 weeks
  • CPD opportunities to support Career development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Referral Scheme

The hours for these roles are Monday – Wednesday 8.15am – 3.20pm, Thursday 8.15am – 3.20pm and until 4.20pm every other Thursday and Friday 8.15am – 2.05pm. You will work for 39 weeks of the year; however, you will be paid for 45.1 weeks.  Your salary will be paid over 12 months of the year.

For more details please visit our website http://solent-trust.net 


Littlegreen Academy
West Sussex
PO18 9NW

Supporting documents


Deadline and how to apply

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form accompanied by a letter of application. In your letter, please describe the contribution you feel you can make to our school.

For any questions or to submit your letter of application and application form please email our HR team recruitment@solentacademiestrust.info

Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust form.

Interviews will be held as and when suitable candidates apply.

Equal opportunities

Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.