Position: Teaching assistant

Location: Newmarket, Suffolk

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time

Salary Details: £20,408.96 per annum

You will be helping to create a safe, nurturing and caring learning environment in which children and young people can build resilience and develop their ability to self-regulate. You will support the team with the development of personalised learning activities in school, off site and through remote learning as timetabled to allow children and young people to develop their full potential.  Your role will be critical within the team as you will work with the school team to support small groups or pupils on a one- to one basis helping students in classroom based as well as other activities.

Why work for us:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to progress in your career.
  • Training opportunities either face to face or online.
  • Wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need.
  • You will be a part of a dedicated team of professionals who will offer you clear guidance and mentor you in to this role.
  • Supportive management and senior leads.
  • We offer full induction, paid for DBS, friendly family atmosphere and the opportunity to progress with one of the UK`s biggest care providers.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a passion for working with young people and want to make a difference in people’s lives.
  • The young people that you will be working with, have behavioural problems and have experienced trauma and so we would require an individual who will bring positive commitment to young people and has an awareness of their issues.
  • Be punctual and flexible.
  • Be well-organised, adaptable and practical.
  • Able to work under pressure, sometimes in stressful and challenging situations
  • Self-motivated and be able to use own initiative.

Who we are:

Cambian Dunbroch School is an independent co-educational day school that caters to students who have ongoing complex Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties.  The school typically caters for up to 22 students aged between 12-18 years of age with a wide range of educational background and needs.

Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.


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