Teaching Assistant

Bridge Farm Primary School
Whitchurch, Bristol
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
Grade 3 (5-6)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
22nd November 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 31st August 2024
  • Job ID: 1384266

Job Ref: R292

Start: 30/10/2023

Salary: Grade 3 (5-6) £18,605 to £19,171 full time equivalent salary

Location: Bridge Farm Primary School, Whitchurch (near Bristol/Bath)

Contract: 12.5 hours per weeks, 2.5 hours each day (Term Time Only)

Term: Fixed Term until 31/08/2024

Bridge Farm Primary School wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support children at school with their learning. This role would be suitable for someone who loves working with children and has experience in this either through a previous role or volunteering in a school.

The Role

You will support children to engage in learning activities within the mainstream classroom, and outside of the classroom where needed. You will encourage them to take pride in their achievements, be confident in group participation, and in sharing ideas.

We are looking for:

A person who can build a strong rapport with children. You will be a positive role model for the child, supporting them in achieving their best. You will work with the child to help them to engage in their learning, ensuring that they feel cared for and listened to. You will set boundaries and routine, and respond to the children’s needs with movement breaks or sensory time if necessary.

We can offer:

  • Happy children who are eager to learn
  • A committed, supportive and friendly team who work together to achieve the best outcomes for our children and families
  • A large site where opportunities for outside learning can be maximised
  • A team committed to professional development supported by internal expertise and outside collaboration
  • Futura Learning Partnership offers:
  • 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.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 2-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.

Applicants are encouraged to phone the school.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on 22nd November 2023

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter

No CVs or agencies please

To apply:

Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack

Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite

Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.

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

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, online searches 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:

Futura Learning Partnership 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.
Bridge Farm Primary School

Bridge Farm Primary School

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