School First Aider & Teaching Assistant

Woodland Middle School Academy, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1NP

60 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full Time Permanent Position 5 days per week – 8.15am – 3.20pm Term time only plus training days

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary Level (2a)

School First Aider & Teaching Assistant job summary

School First Aider & Teaching Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a confident, caring and organised person to join our team in the role of School First Aider and Teaching Assistant. This role will require applicants to assess the medical and welfare needs of students and staff and administer front-line First Aid. The successful candidate will ensure that the pupils with ongoing medical needs are supported in school in line with their Individual Health Care Plans, administer approved medication to students and maintain records and reports, including those for statutory requirements. This will include treatment for Type 1 diabetics in school and a child who has milk feeds via a Gastro-tube. Prior medical training is not required – appropriate training will be provided.

You will be working in a very effective and friendly team of TAs that support the educational, personal and social needs of our most vulnerable pupils in and out of lessons. The ideal candidate will have an excellent level of literacy and numeracy, be enthusiastic and have the ability to form good working relationships with children. Full support and induction will be provided.Visits to our school are encouraged.

We offer a highly supportive leadership and the opportunity to work with great pupils and colleagues in a warm and caring Values-based culture.

Using the application form

Application and job specification forms can be accessed via the school’s website: by downloading the files from the Join Us/Vacancies page or by contacting Tia Brown by email request to

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Supporting documents

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About Woodland Middle School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
660 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Contact phone number
01525 750400

Woodland Middle School is a very welcoming and warm school. Pupils and staff are happy because our school Values are a central part of everything we do. Our pupils make very good progress through their 4 years with us, attaining way above the national average at KS3. Our school is part of the very successful Redborne Schools’ Partnership.

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