Teaching Assistant

St John's Church of England Primary School
Bristol, Bath and NE Somerset
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade 3 (5-6)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
31st May 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1333610

Start: ASAP

Salary: Grade 3 (5-6) £21,575 to £21,968 full time equivalent salary

Actual pro-rata salary is £5,904.55 to £6,012.11

Location: Keynsham (near Bristol/Bath)

Contract: Part time (12 hours per week) 8.30am-11.30pm (4 days per week)

Term time only + 2 INSET days

Term: Fixed term until 31st July 2029 

We are looking for a part time Teaching Assistant linked to a pupil with an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a small, supportive school with access to good training opportunities. Experience of working in a school is desirable. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the school for more details.

The role is to support a child currently in Reception pupil with an EHC Plan in the classroom and at playtimes. We would want to appoint a flexible and dedicated professional with the willingness to learn new skills. Please see the Job Description/s Person Specification/s attached. You will be working alongside the class teacher to provide a high standard of support and will need to be able to plan, deliver and monitor work to meet the needs of their Education, Health and Care Plan, as well as adapting materials to support the pupil’s learning and development.

 The following attributes are necessary:

  • A variety of communication skills to respond to the needs of the child
  • Empathy and understanding of children's individual learning abilities
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of working with children who have communication and interaction difficulties
  • Patience and a good sense of humour
  • Flexibility
  • Willing to go the extra mile for the children in their care

To apply:

Follow the link to the Futura Learning Partnership job site and apply online.

CVs will not be accepted.

 PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Closing date: midnight 31st May 2023

St John’s Primary School is part of the Futura Learning Partnership. The Trust currently comprises of 28 schools and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in South/East Bristol and Bath.

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.

Fixed term appointment related to the provision of special needs support in respect of the named pupil/s and will discontinue pending a review of the Education, Health and Care Plan/s or the pupil/s departure from the school, if earlier. 


Safeguarding Statement:

St John's Church of England 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.
St John's Church of England Primary School

St John's Church of England Primary School

Part of Futura Learning Partnership

Futura Learning Partnership