Fixed Term, term time only (initially for one year)

Full Time

Cedars Academy is a specialist provision for young people aged 3 to 19 years with additional needs. The Academy operates over two sites, Cedars School at Ivy Lane (EYFS-KS3) and Cedars College at Walker Terrace (KS4/5). Our curriculum is highly individualised and focuses on the promotion of communication, emotional development, resilience, and the development of independence and employability skills. This role is based at the Cedars College, Walker Terrace site.

We are currently seeking to appoint 1 full time Teaching Assistant for Cedars College in Key Stage 4 and 5 to begin in January 2022. The post is fixed term for 1 year initially and will be reviewed based on pupil numbers and budget capacity. This role ideally requires candidates to have experience of working with young people with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities. Experience of supporting learning within a secondary or Post 16 setting would be advantageous, but not essential.

The successful candidate will be flexible and will enjoy the challenge of supporting the delivery of a student-led curriculum where Preparation for Adulthood and access to the community are key to ensuring that our young people are fit for life and ready for their next challenge beyond Cedars Academy. Commitment to working within a team approach is essential.

We encourage all potential applicants to contact the College in the first instance for a discussion about the role. Please contact Julie Vincent, Head of College at

Application deadline: Friday 10th December at 12 noon