ASC Learning Support Assistant

Bridgwater College Academy, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4QY

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  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2022

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£14,878 per annum

ASC Learning Support Assistant job summary

Job Reference Number: 555

Full Time and Permanent

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

Working hours: 8:05am to 3:20pm (with 30-minute unpaid lunch break) Monday to Friday

BTCT Points 7 to 9, starting at point 7. Actual Salary: £14,878 per annum

Bridgwater College Academy is seeking to appoint a skilled teaching assistant, ideally with experience and knowledge of working with students who have autism. The successful candidate will work with the ASC Polden Centre Team based in KS3 and KS4. They will also support our students within mainstream classes.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting individual students and small groups, encouraging their engagement in learning, promoting positive behaviour, and will be supported to deliver bespoke SEN interventions in the specialist centre.

To be considered for this inclusive role, you should:

Have proven experience working with children with ASC/Language and Communication needs, or other SEN
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 team at the ASC base within 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.

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

Closing date: Noon at Friday 24th 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




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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