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Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Holyrood Academy
Chard, Somerset
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time
£16,768 actual (FTE £23,114)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
21st February 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Suitable for
Other Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Maternity Cover
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1402931

Required as soon as possible

Maternity Cover

Hours : 31 hrs 40 jmins 8.15am - 3.10pm (Monday to Friday), Term Time only plus 3 inset days.

Salary - £16768 actual

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated Learning Support Team and contribute to ensuring the Academy continues to flourish.   

The successful applicant, under the support and guidance of the SEMH and Alternative Provision Lead will provide support for individual students within mainstream classes in a variety of subjects, including sports and outdoor education.  

A warm, firm, and caring approach to students is essential. No experience is necessary, however, GCSE (or equivalent) grade C Maths and English are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are considering a career in teaching as you will have the opportunity to build effective relationships with students and colleagues and learn from a range of excellent teachers.

Hours: Full time - 31hrs 40 mins 8.15 am – 3.10 pm, Monday to Friday (includes 35 mins unpaid lunch), term time plus 23days for training/staff meetings

We would be willing to accept applications from people who are unable to commit to 5 days per week but would be able to offer 3 or 4 days a week. Please indicate on your application if you would be looking for full-time or part-time hours.

See the Job Description for a full breakdown of the role and responsibilities.

The closing date for this post is 9am on Wednesday 21st February and interviews will take place the week beginning Monday 26th February 2024


Safeguarding Statement:

Blackdown Education Partnership and Holyrood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Safeguarding is our most important responsibility as a school.  Happy and healthy students who are free from harm,  are more likely to be successful throughout their education and thrive on their journey towards adulthood.

As part of our due diligence process when shortlisting, we may carry out an online search of publicly available material to identify any incidents or issues which we might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

Holyrood Academy

Holyrood Academy

Part of Blackdown Education Partnership

Blackdown Education Partnership