15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 3, scale points 5 to 6. Actual salary £16,823 to £17,105 pay rise pending

Learning Support Assistant (Teaching Assistant) job summary

Our students are amazing. They are clever, kind and a joy to work with. They inspire, challenge and drive us as professionals to deliver the highest standards of education and care; to fill their school life with academic rigour, compassion and laughter. School is a busy and varied place of work, but as a team, we work together to reach out, find solutions and truly make a difference in the lives of young people.

These are exciting times for the Inclusion department at Saint Gregory’s. We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will have the flexibility to contribute to in-class support, small group work and one to one support of students with SEND. As well as engage, inspire and encourage our young people to achieve their very best. You do not need to have worked as a Learning Support Assistant (Teaching Assistant) before, although of course we also welcome applications from experienced professionals seeking a new career challenge.

We welcome applications from those wishing to apply for the maximum number of hours available (30.83) and also those wishing to apply on a job share basis or on reduced hours to fit around other commitments, for example dropping off or picking up children from school. We would also consider applicants who wish to work less than five days a week. However, to ensure consistency in the support we offer our students, we would request a minimum of three working days. If you would like to apply on this basis and are shortlisted, please discuss this at interview.

For full details of how to apply please see the recruitment pack attached.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory professional references, qualification verification, overseas certificates of good conduct and the right to work in the UK.

All staff are expected to undertake comprehensive child protection training and must share in the school’s commitment to the safeguarding and wellbeing of our students and staff.

A copy of the Safer Recruitment Policy and our CP Policy can be found on our website at www.st-gregorys.org.uk/useful-information/key-documents.

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About Saint Gregory's Catholic College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1006 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our school is an 11-18 voluntary aided Catholic school in Bath with approximately 1050 students.

In 2019 we were recognised once again as an ‘Outstanding’ secondary school in our Section 48 Diocesan Inspection, highlighting our school as a flourishing educational community where every child is valued and encouraged to grow as individuals.

In November 2022, our first Ofsted inspection since July 2013 recognised St Gregory’s as Good overall with outstanding judgements for Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development.

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