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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
19.5 hours per week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,231 – £18,402 FTE
Actual salary
£7,999 - £8,074 per annum (0.4387 FTE) Grade 2 Points 3-4

Job summary

We are looking for an innovative, inspirational Teaching Assistant 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. This role is part-time working 3 days (19.5 hours) per week.

The staff at Avanti Park School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:

• Educational excellence

• Character formation

• Spiritual insight

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through professional development, we support our teachers and TAs to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment for our students and we are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations. 

What will you do?

To work under the guidance of the class 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 download the 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 a good knowledge of the National Curriculum
Has excellent knowledge of how young children learn and develop

Please see the Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for the role.

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.

LGPS pension scheme
Development opportunities
A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight;
Enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children;
A committed and motivated staff team;
An attractive working environment;
Supportive parents;

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 13
Education phase
School size
274 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 13
Contact phone number

About Avanti Park School

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school. The Avanti Schools Trust took over the school in November 2019 and the school has improved rapidly since this take over.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Park School

Please email or call 01373832804 to book a visit.

School location

Avanti Park School, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EU

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