4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours per week x 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£24,982 - £27,041
Actual salary
£17,197 - £18,614

Job summary

30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Grade H
(£24,982– £27,041 per annum, to be paid pro-rata)

Starting as soon as possible, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented HLTA to make a significant contribution to raising student achievement in English. This post will suit someone who has experience of delivering intervention strategies across the full ability range and who is able to support the teaching of English to GCSE level. It will involve one to one tuition, smaller group sessions and in-class support, and will include an element of covering absent teachers within the faculty.

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 will be held week beginning 8th November 2021

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website, https://www.johnofgauntschool.org/page/?title=Vacancies&pid=20

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.

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9EH

Applying for the job

Application is by completion of The John of Gaunt School Support Staff Application Form including a covering letter providing examples of how you meet the requirements of the person specification and outlining how your current experience has 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
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

Phone Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 if you are interested in arranging a visit to the school. Please note, the school will be closed for half term from 21/10/21 until 31/10/21.

School location

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH

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