Job Vacancies & Volunteering

Job Vacancies:

All our current job vacancies are displayed here, along with relevant information for potential candidates.

 Teaching Assistant

Grade 6 (points 8 – 13)  £16,258 to £17,808 [FTE Salary £22,777 to £24,948]

8:30 / 8:45 – 3:00 / 3:15         

30 hours a week Monday to Friday

38 weeks per year, term time only (plus 1.5 hour meeting weekly and INSET days)

Contract type: Permanent Full time to start as soon as possible

A Teaching Assistant role at Springfield School is rewarding, exciting and challenging.  If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs this could be a great role for you. Previous special school experience is not necessary, but it is essential you fully share our values.


Application Process

To apply for this post, please email your application form to

You can download the application form from the school’s website under ‘Job Vacancies’ in the ‘About The School’ section or from The Gallery Trust website

  Please submit your application form by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 11th October 2023.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday11th. October 2023

 Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th October 2023.

Springfield School TA Candidate Information Pack September 2023

Springfield Gallery Trust Application Form Nov 22

Springfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people, that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

If you are interested in being a supply teaching assistant (non-contracted, casual work with no fixed hours). Please contact our Senior TA Jo Donohoe on 01993 706662 or 703963.

Important information for all vacancies.



At Springfield School we welcome volunteering from all members of the community.

People volunteer for many different reasons; to gain experience, because they have a skill to offer the pupils e.g. music, sports, computing, to try work in a school such as ours, because they have a skill to offer the school and sometimes just because they want to.

If you are interested in volunteering at Springfield School please contact Jo Donohoe on

Below is the form to complete to start the volunteering process however please do contact Jo if you wish to discuss anything first. Our main number is currently not working so use 01993 862976