6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,189.00 - £21,968.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Bournemouth Grade 3, Point 4-6

[230911] Teaching Assistant job summary

Hill View Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional Teaching Assistant to join the School in November 2023.

Post: Teaching Assistant

Location: Hill View Primary, Hill View Road, Bournemouth, BH10 5BD                                       

Salary Range: NJC Bournemouth Grade 3, Point 4-6, £21,189 - £21,968, pro rata for part time

Actual Salary: £14,014.84 - £14,530.09 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, part time and term time only (39 weeks per year).

Contract Hours: 27.5 hours per week. Working hours will be8.45am to 3pm Monday to Friday with a 15 min break in the mornign and 30 minute lunch break.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant, which may involve working with SEND pupils as well as support across the year group and who are keen to develop their practice working within a supportive and co-operative team. We are looking for candidates that are hardworking, dedicated, and enthusiastic about children’s achievement. The Teaching Assistant chosen will need to participate in the everyday learning of young children and be prepared to become fully involved in all the activities needed to stimulate and inspire young children’s imaginations. In house training and support will be provided as well as excellent training opportunities from outside agencies.

About the successful candidate

We are looking for candidates who have a passion and desire to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children. We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:

  • Hold a NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or other relevant qualification in nursery work or childcare
  • GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience of working with Primary children aged 4-11 years and their families
  • Treat pupil’s with dignity, building relationships with mutual respect
  • Have an ability to work independently and use own initiative
  • Be able to display effective communication skills with both children and adults
  • Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider team, be adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
  • Able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Emotionally resilient and self-aware
  • Be driven by a passion and commitment to inclusive education and raising standards for all

About the School

Hill View Primary Academy provides a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment for every child. Life and learning at Hill View is memorable – we aim to create happy memories children can take long into the future, as well as the skills necessary to succeed. Our teachers and teaching assistants are highly trained and well experienced in all aspects of primary education, meaning our children are supported, encouraged and well-led throughout their time with us.

Hill View Primary is a successful, highly regarded three-form entry primary academy with a PAN of 630. The Academy was inspected in December 2018 and received a Good rating: ‘Cross-curricular links add purpose to pupils’ learning and enable them to apply their skills and understanding in different subjects. Additionally, leaders have ensured that the school’s focus on pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is reflected in the curriculum.’

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.  We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation. 

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps:

So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by calling Caroline Roberts, Office Manager on 01202514109 or emailatoffice@hillview.bournemouth.sch.uk

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 8th  October 2023 at midnight

Interview Date:  Interviews are provisionally booked for Tuesday  17th October  2023

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits. 

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting. 

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

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About Hill View Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
599 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary Academy

School location

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