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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 19.5 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - up to 12 months

Actual salary

CSET 10 £24,294 FTE, £11,012 prorated

What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role

The successful candidate will work closely with the SENDCo, Deputy SENDCo and teaching staff to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students. You will support students by helping to implement whole-school SEND priorities and enable students to engage with their learning and reach their full potential. The role will involve working alongside a team, supporting teaching and learning in the classroom.

About you

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic, conscientious and caring individual to join our team of Teaching assistants. The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as being able to use initiative and work independently are essential skills. You will need to adjust your techniques and activities according to students' responses, so proven ability to think on your feet is vital.

What the school offers its staff

About us

Downend School is an exciting and vibrant learning community where every student is supported to achieve their absolute best and every member of teaching and support staff play their part in creating this ethos. We are proud of the exciting curriculum, outstanding pastoral care and excellent opportunities for enrichment that Downend School provides.

Downend School is situated in leafy South Gloucestershire, but is less than 25 minutes away from the heart of the cosmopolitan vibrancy of Bristol City Centre. We offer the benefits not only of working in an exciting and supportive school, but also from being part of Castle School Education Trust.

We can offer you:

  • Commitment to CPD and development of all staff including collaborative support and instructional coaching to allow teachers to thrive
  • A commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
  • Values and vision that are lived not laminated
  • An open and honest culture
  • A commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff
  • Local Government pension with up to 19% Employer contributions
  • Up to 30% discount with Microsoft & Dell
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life Assurance - 3 x Death in Service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dedicated counselling service

Commitment to safeguarding

CSET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.

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About Downend School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1361 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Downend School is an exciting and vibrant learning community where every student is supported to achieve their absolute best and every member of teaching and support staff play their part in creating this ethos. We are proud of the exciting curriculum, outstanding pastoral care and excellent opportunities for enrichment that Downend School provides.

Downend School is situated in leafy South Gloucestershire, but is less than 25 minutes away from the heart of the cosmopolitan vibrancy of Bristol City Centre. We offer the benefits not only of working in an exciting and supportive school, but also from being part of Castle School Education Trust.

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