Teaching Assistant

Avanti Gardens School, Bristol, BS16 2JP

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Grade 2, £18,231 - £18,402 per annum pro rata Full-time 32.5 hours actual £13,332.73 - £13,457.79 per annum (0.73132 FTE) Part-time – pro rata depending on hours per week

Teaching Assistant job summary

About us and the role

We are looking for innovative, inspirational Teaching Assistants who puts the welfare and progress of children at the centre of everything they do and are able to support our students in reaching their full potential.

Avanti Gardens School is part of the growing family of Avanti schools. Some Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools, but Avanti Gardens is not a faith school. However, staff and students at Avanti Gardens School do not originate from any specific faith background; applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none. They will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School and the Trust.

You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students.

This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

Educational excellence

Character formation

Spiritual insight

Why should you apply?

You will be working in a fantastic environment.

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

What will you do?

To work under the guidance of the teacher to support the teaching and learning activities in the classroom.

To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of pupil(s) with special needs in the classroom.

To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.

To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.

To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

What are we looking for?

Have excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication

Has a passion to ensure every child succeeds and reaches their full potential

Ensures the health and safety of all pupils

Will show commitment to enhancing the school’s spiritual ethos

Is committed to their own professional development

Will inspire, challenge, motivate and support the whole school community

Has excellent knowledge of how young children learn and develop

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Services Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.
Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Avanti Gardens School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
128 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Avanti Gardens School is a two-form entry community primary school in Fishponds, Bristol. The school opened in September 2014 and joined the Avanti Schools Trust in 2019.

At Avanti Gardens, the three core pillars are visible in all they do:

Educational Excellence – Character Development – Spiritual insight.

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