4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Subject
English
Working pattern
Part time
30hours x 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,698 - £20,493
Actual salary
£13,560 - £14,108

Job summary

ENGLISH FACULTY TEACHING ASSISTANT
PART-TIME, PERMANENT CONTRACT
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Grade E
(£19,698 – £20,493 to be paid pro rata)

Starting as soon as possible, we are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and highly respected Individual Learning Department to support students with their learning within our English Faculty. You will be an excellent communicator with a good general education and strong interpersonal skills, to work with students with social, interaction and communication difficulties.

Key responsibilities include supporting students learning, either in lessons, small groups or through 1:1 work as well as supporting the development of their self-esteem, inclusion and behaviour.

A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best and a shared belief in our inclusive ethos is expected of all staff.

Our school is a fully comprehensive single Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18, with approximately 1200 students on roll. We are a school for our community and strongly believe in the potential of every young person.

As an employer we are committed to offering equal opportunities to all. We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented in our school. All appointments will be made on merit and take account of the skills and experiences required for the role.

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Monday 1st November 2021
Interviews to be held week beginning 8th November 2021

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website.

CVs will not be considered.

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Applying for the job

Please complete The John of Gaunt School Support Staff Application Form and submit a covering letter providing examples of how you meet the requirements of the person specification and outline how your experiences have prepared you for this role.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1136 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01225 711158

About The John of Gaunt School

The John of Gaunt School is large and dynamic school with approximately 1200 students on roll. We are a single Academy and actively promote collaboration with our feeder primary schools through the Trowbridge Schools’ Social Enterprise - Collaborative Schools Ltd and the West Wiltshire Alliance; a partnership of 8 secondary schools and Wiltshire College. Our school roll is rising significantly each year and our reputation has accelerated over the last two years. We are now at the forefront educational practice and we are delighted that our recent changes are accelerating the progress of our students.

Arranging a visit to The John of Gaunt School

Please ring Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 to arrange a visit. Please note, the school will be closed 21st Oct to 31st October for half term.

School location

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH

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