Teaching Assistant

Saltford CofE Primary School
Bristol, Bath and NE Somerset
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
Grade 3, SCP 5
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
21st April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
FLP R468
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 31.08.24
  • Job ID: 1414763

Job Ref: FLP R468- Please quote on all correspondence

Start: ASAP

Salary: Grade 3 point 5

(£23,500 – 23,893 FTE ), £16,218 - £16,490 actual salary

Location: Saltford (near Bristol/Bath)

Contract: Term Time Only 30.4 hours per week (5 days per week)

Term: Fixed term until 31/08/2024

Are you looking for a new challenge and exciting opportunity?

This is an opportunity to join Saltford C of E Primary School, a thriving, supportive school at the heart of the community. The role involves supporting a named child in Year 2 with Education, Health and Care Plan to access the curriculum and to support them in working towards their EHCP outcomes.

The successful applicant will become part of the high needs team in Year 2, working with colleagues to deliver the best possible outcomes for the pupil.

We need a dedicated and skilled person to support the pupil with social communication, speech and language and social and emotional needs. Duties will include support with emotional regulation, accessing the curriculum, social skills and learning support programmes. Knowledge and understanding of Autism and sensory needs as well as an understanding of the KS1 curriculum would be an advantage.

Successful candidates will be passionate about working with children with additional needs and enjoy being part of team that supports pupils in order to help them to achieve the best academic, social and emotional outcomes.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced and/or interested in SEN practices and provision with knowledge of how to meet the needs of pupils with SEN or the capacity to gain this quickly.
  • Have a great deal of enthusiasm and can motivate and inspire all pupils to engage in learning
  • Have excellent communication skills and build positive relationships with children and colleagues
  • Be flexible, proactive and positive

Further information about the role will be discussed on interview day.

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.

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.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on Sunday 21 April 2024

Interviews are likely to be held ASAP thereafter

No CVs or agencies please

Please note that our HR/Recruitment system software provider will be carrying out planned maintenance work from midnight, Friday 19 April until 12pm Saturday, 20 April during this period the recruitment system may be out of action. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

To apply:

  • Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack (and Candidate pack if relevant)
  • 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:

Saltford CofE 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.
Saltford CofE Primary School

Saltford CofE Primary School

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