ASC Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Bridgwater College Academy, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4QY

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

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Contract type



£18,047 per annum

ASC Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Job Reference Number: 563

Working days and hours- Monday to Friday- 8:05am to 3:20pm

Full time and permanent

33.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 2 INSET days and some Twilight sessions)

Salary: £18,047 per annum

Bridgwater College Academy is seeking to appoint a skilled Higher Level Teaching Assistant, ideally with experience and knowledge of working with students who have autism or other SEND. The successful candidate will work with the ASC Polden Centre Team based in KS3 and KS4. Supported by the SEND Teaching Team, they will plan and deliver lessons for individual students or small groups of students. This may include English, Maths and interventions, such as Social Skills, Mentoring or Life Skills.

The ideal candidate will be able to support individual student(s) with their ASC social and communication needs, encouraging their engagement in teaching and learning, promoting positive behaviour, and meeting needs as set out in the Education Health Care Plan.

To be considered for this inclusive role, you should:

Have proven experience working with children with ASC/Language and Communication needs, or other SEND
Have a desire to understand the needs of students with autism and support them in an educational environment
Have a calm, positive attitude and be a clear, confident communicator
Be able to build and develop trusting, professional relationships with students and staff.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the recently expanded ASC base at our inclusive academy.

For full details and an application pack for this position, please visit the ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Key Information’ section on our website:      www.bridgwatercollegeacademy.org.

Informal discussion or visits are welcomed and encouraged to enable understanding of this role.

Please indicate interest in the role by emailing poldencentre@bridgwatercollegeacademy.org or calling BCA and asking to speak to Sarah Wharton, Head of Centre.

Please indicate which Job Reference Number you are applying for on the application form.

Closing date: Friday 24th June 2022

Interviews: Wednesday 29th June 2022

Bridgwater College Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Bridgwater College Academy



TA6 4QY 

www.bridgwatercollegeacademy.org         Tel: 01278 727327

Bridgwater College Academy is a Government funded school for 3 to 16 year olds in Bridgwater.

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About Bridgwater College Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1422 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Bridgwater College Academy is a mixed all-through Academy which combines both primary and secondary education for pupils aged 3 to 16. The academy, which is sponsored by Bridgwater College, is located in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.

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