Teaching Assistant

Winterstoke Hundred Academy, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS24 8EE

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As Soon As Possible

  • Closing date

    11 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,684 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant – Grade C to join our supportive and talented team at Winterstoke Hundred Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

This is a Permanent, Full Time opportunity working term time only plus five inset days per year.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant – Grade C to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCo and/or INCo, phase leaders and class teachers.) Support students by adopting relevant, developed strategies and techniques, acquired through specialist knowledge/ experience, to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Provide specialist support and expertise in one or more areas (e.g. an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs) in order to deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Provide cover for groups and classes as required and in line with relevant development and/ or experience. Work collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role. Support, advise, coach and/ or monitor less experienced staff as required.

What the school offers its staff

As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
  • Dedicated Training and Development programmes
  • Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
  • Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
  • Flu Jabs
  • Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
  • Comprehensive Induction process
  • Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

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About Winterstoke Hundred Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
303 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Email address

Winterstoke Hundred Academy (WHA) is named after the historic parish of Weston-super-Mare. We are a smaller scaler 11-19 academy, offering a curriculum which celebrates prior learning whilst preparing learners for the challenges of the future. We work closely with our family of partner schools in the Trust, and believe strongly in the importance and benefits of collaboration. Winterstoke Hundred has benefited from funding which has enabled an entirely bespoke and brand new additional site to be built less than a mile away, in Locking Parklands. This will open between 2023 and 2024, and will enable the strengths of each site to be enjoyed by all students. This is a particularly exciting time for WHA - as a new academy, in new buildings, and with new students, we are seizing the opportunity to shape the landscape for our learners, to deliver an exceptional educational experience, and to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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