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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  •  37 hours a week (8.30 a.m – 4.30 p.m. Mon – Thurs & 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  Fri) or similar working pattern by negotiation. 

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 14 = £23,114 - £23,893 (actual salary £19,793 - £20,460)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and dynamic individual, to work as part of our Science team in supporting staff and students. You will support students in class, support staff with data, as well as providing one to one and small group support out of class. A love of Science, as well as creativity, good organisational, ICT, and administrative skills are a must. You will join a team of staff committed to improving the life chances of all young people in their care. You must have excellent ICT and organisational skills and be confident in working with students and staff alike. It is essential that you are able to develop positive relationships and effective working practices to be able to support young people and their families. You must be pro-active and flexible. A commitment to improving the outcomes of all students is essential.

What the school offers its staff

Robert Blake School is a thriving and rapidly growing non-selective school of just under 1100 students. The school is built on strong relationships and in the near future will be joining the United Learning Trust whose mantra is ‘Children First’. It is an exciting and rewarding place to work and our ethos of ‘Aspire|Achieve|Celebrate’ lies at the heart of all we do. The school is located less than 2 miles from Junction 24 of the M5 in Bridgwater and is in a stunning state of the art facility. We are committed to the continuous professional development of staff and will provide opportunities for you to shine.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Robert Blake School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
973 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Robert Blake School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@robertblake.org.uk.

School location

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