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Senior Teaching Assistant

St Bartholomew's School, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 6JP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18933.00 - £19312.00 gross pa

Actual salary

Starting salary £12956.84 gross pa for part-time, term-time working

Senior Teaching Assistant job summary

We are searching for a part-time Senior Teaching Assistant to join us on 1 September 2022 on a permanent basis.

We are looking for:
Someone to work with teachers in the delivery of differentiated high quality lessons, and to support students in their learning and development and encourage them to participate in all aspects of school life. We are seeking applicants with good educational qualifications and organisational ability, who have empathy with students, and are able to motivate and encourage them.

As Senior TA you will provide expertise, knowledge and guidance in a specific area of additional needs and liaise with relevant agencies as required. You will support other TA’s in the delivery of appropriately differentiated high quality lessons and in the management of concerns, as well as line managing a small group of TA’s, being responsible for their appraisal.

You will provide support to the SENCO and Deputy SENCO in managing the students in the Personalised Learning department, teaching small groups interventions for literacy, numeracy and enrichment as well as being involved in the organisation of special access arrangements for exams.

HOURS: 29 hours and 40 minutes per week (Monday to Thursday 8.40am to 3.10pm and Friday 8.40am to 2.50pm) term-time only, plus 5 training days pro rata.

SALARY: £18933.00 - £19312.00 gross pa (£9.81 - £10.01 per hour), pro rata for part-time, term-time. Starting salary equates to £12671.47 gross pa for 29 hours and 40 minutes pw.

We offer you:
• An Outstanding School in all areas as judged by Ofsted in November 2021.
• A vibrant school with excellent facilities.
• Smaller than average class sizes (average 27 students per class).
• An environment where students have an excellent attitude to learning where they can grow academically and personally.
• Students who, through the wide and diverse academic and extra-curricular opportunities they are offered, grow as individuals and happily contribute to the school community.
• Opportunities for staff to come together both professionally and socially. Staff are kept up to date with regular communications as well as meetings (don’t worry, we only have them when we need to), sports activities and social gatherings.
• A focus on well-being for all staff and students.
• Children of staff gain admissions preference as per the School Admissions policy.

St Bart’s is a leading academy school (1900 on roll with a Sixth Form of 570) in West Berkshire and our long history and excellent community links provide our students with opportunities in many ways.

Road links are good as we are close to the A34 and M4, as well as excellent public transport and within walking distance of Newbury train station.

Closing date: Sunday 5 June 2022

If selected for interview you will be given a tour of the school by our students so you can see first-hand all that we have to offer, we think you’ll be impressed. If you have any questions please contact us on 01635 521255 or email recruitment@stbarts.co.uk.

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS enhanced check along with other relevant employment checks.

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About St Bartholomew's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1911 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01635521255

St. Bartholomew's School was founded in 1466 and is proud of its ancient tradition. It is now an 11-18 comprehensive school of over 1900 students with a Sixth Form of 570 serving Newbury and a wide area of West Berkshire and the Hampshire/Wiltshire borders, with outstanding facilities.

The school prides itself on its academic success and student progress is outstanding with the average progress score for the last 4 years being 0.63. This puts St Bartholomew’s in the top 8% of schools nationally which we are very proud of. A level results are in line with national averages.

Teaching at St Bartholomew’s School is a rewarding experience. Our students are eager to learn, well behaved and proud of their school, and this was reflected in our last Ofsted inspection (November 2021) in which the school was judged as Outstanding in all areas. As a school we are committed to ensuring that all the students and staff realise their full potential. Students leave the school as good citizens and this is underpinned by an exceptional house system and a vast range of extra curricular activities.

The professional development of staff is a significant factor in ensuring that we achieve our aim of improving on our previous best and there are rich professional development opportunities at St Bartholomew’s (see CPD offer on our website under Job Opportunities) at all levels. Our induction and ECT programme for new staff is supportive and thorough and coaching is available for all staff across the school upon request.

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