August 4, 2022
Short Summary
Teaching Assistants are required to support students in Years 7 – 11 with statements of Special Education Need.
Grade 5 – 6 commensurate with experience (For example, the Grade 5 starting salary for term-time only for 35 hours per week is £22,751pa and for Grade 6 it is £26,222)
Working Pattern
Full time/Part time
Closing Date
August 24, 2022


Full or Part Time - term time only 

Teaching Assistants are required to support students in Years 7 – 11 with statements of Special Education Need, and to take the lead responsibility for students with learning and behavioural difficulties.

All applications are welcome however these roles may particularly suit graduates hoping to progress to School Direct teacher training. The Twyford Trust is the ‘hub’ for the Ealing Teaching School Alliance and is therefore extremely experienced in supporting training and development for beginning teachers, and new and experienced teachers at all stages of their career.

Roles are up to 35 hours per week however part-time applications can be considered, particularly for three or four days per week. Exact hours per week will be discussed and agreed at interview and the salary will therefore be a pro rata figure according to the hours worked.

Successful Candidates will have: 

  • Recent experience of working with secondary age children.
  • A sensible attitude, with the ability to be flexible, reflective and find solutions.
  • Energy and enthusiasm.
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school.

We offer: 

  • Excellent relationships within a strong team.
  • On-the-job learning and development opportunities.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Twyford CE High School, Acton

Twyford CE High School was set up by the LDBS in 1981. The school has an excellent reputation and is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (May 2012) and SIAMS (April 2017). It has developed specialisms in Music and Modern Foreign Languages, as well as a large and highly successful Sixth Form in which Maths, Science and Computing are the largest areas. Since its inception the school has grown considerably and now admits around 975 students aged 11 to 16, and an additional 500 students to the Sixth Form.

The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing.  The Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the four schools.The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 24 August 2022.

Interview date: Tuesday 30 August 2022.

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be emailed to

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see 

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s Safeguarding Children & YoungPeople and Safe Working Practice Agreement which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.