This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a successful and forward-thinking school and Trust who offer a variety of benefits to staff. Our core belief is that all children, regardless of need, are entitled to an excellent education.  We would welcome applications from individuals who enjoy working with young people, and who want to develop their areas of interest in a number of different subjects.  

The successful candidate will work across the dynamic SEND and Careers teams with colleagues who are passionate about the education and the best outcomes for all our students.  To help transform the life chances of our students you need to be enthusiastic, caring, observant, hardworking and committed to life-long learning.

Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. Durrington High School has a sustained track record of improvement for many years and we always want to continue getting better. We are proud of our school and are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve. 

A very experienced and successful leadership team ensures that the school is well-managed and staff are supported. We have an excellent record of retaining staff due to strong relationships, and have many development opportunities. We believe in investing in staff and there is a programme of CPD for student support staff. As a TA you would be linked with subject departments which enables your knowledge to build and you have lots of opportunities to engage with our Research School. 

If you feel that you can bring something special to our school and Trust, we want to hear from you now! If you would like further information, please visit our website or contact if you would like to speak to a senior member of staff. 

Closing date 9am Monday 23 May 2022

Durrington High School as part of the Durrington Multi Academy Trust has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences.

Supporting documents

DMAT DHS Application form

Advert May 2022

DHS Careers and Teaching Assistant further particulars 2022

SEND and Careers Information

Student Support – careers and TA JD 2022