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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 25 classroom hours per week, worked over 5 days - £21,986.00 pro-rata, NJC point 6 for qualified Teaching Assistants, term time only plus 5 INSET days. Actual salary £12,980.64.

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Actual salary


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NJC Point 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for qualified/experienced and enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our excellent team to start as soon as possible. You will work mainly in the classroom under the direction of the teacher and may also be required to support pupils during break and lunch times. You will assist in the educational and social development of young people at an important stage in their lives. You must have a caring demeanour, good communication skills, and be able to work flexibly with fellow professionals to support the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs, including students with physical disabilities.

What the school offers its staff

It is a very exciting and rewarding time to be working at Balcarras. Our latest GCSE grades were extraordinary and put us in the Top 10 comprehensive schools in the country in the Daily Telegraph tables. It is this commitment to the highest academic standards whilst at the same time being a caring and stimulating environment that makes Balcarras feel different from anywhere else.

Commitment to safeguarding

Balcarras School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Please also read the Recruitment Selection and Disclosure Policy within “How to apply” which includes our policy on recruiting ex-offenders. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and receipt of two satisfactory references.
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About Balcarras School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1375 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01242 515881

Balcarras School is an outstanding secondary school on the outskirts of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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