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Teaching Assistant

School Close, Whitchurch, Bristol, Avon, BS14 0DU
Wansdyke Primary School
Full Time, Term Time
£15,745 - £16,032 actual pro rata
17th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
26th January 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: until 31st August 2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1300932

Teaching Assistant

Salary: Grade 3 Point 5 - 6 £21,575 - £21,968 FTE, £15,745 - £16,032 actual pro rata

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2023, for 32 hours per week, TTO plus 2 INSET days

Location: Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14

Hours: Term time only 8:30 – 3:30pm Mon to Fri (with a 30 minute lunch break)

We are seeking to appoint a caring, patient and understanding Teaching Assistant who can support individuals with special education needs both 1:1 and in small groups to ensure every child reaches their full potential. This post is fixed term until 31st August 2023 in the first instance.

You would be joining a committed team of Teaching Assistants who enjoy sharing learning experiences with children and have lots of fun, whilst always putting the children first. All of the staff at Wansdyke like to work with every child as ‘an individual’ and take a pride in recognising each child’s personality and ways to best help their learning.

We are looking for someone to join our team who will:

  • Have NVQ Level 2 and English and Maths GCSE or equivalent
  • Have the skills to build a positive, nurturing relationship that models inclusion, patience and high expectations
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be calm, flexible and resilient
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm
  • Be highly motivated and well organised
  • Show initiative and work as part of a team
  • Attend relevant training
  • Have an understanding and experience of managing children with SEND (desirable but not essential for the right candidate)

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment

Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

The successful applicant must be fully supportive of the values and ethos of our school and trust. Wansdyke Primary School is part of Futura Learning Partnership. The Trust currently comprises thirteen schools and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 3-19 education in South Bristol and Bath.

Visits are warmly welcomed by prior arrangement and potential candidates should contact Wansdyke Primary School on 0117-9030218 to arrange a convenient date and time.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 25th January 2023

Interviews to be held shortly after

No CVs or agencies please

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment, Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006’.


Safeguarding Statement:

Wansdyke Primary School 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Wansdyke Primary School

Wansdyke Primary School

Part of Futura Learning Partnership

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