This job expired on 11 December 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 14 - (£23,114 - £23,893) Actual starting salary £18,054

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Castle School is seeking a Teaching Assistant to support students with a wide range of challenging needs including physical, language and communication difficulties, social and emotional difficulties as well as specific learning difficulties. The work may be with small groups, 1:1 or within the classroom and the schools’ SEMH provisions.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, demonstrate flexibility, initiative and excellent communication skills, be a team player and have strong empathy skills. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is part of the Blackdown Education Partnership, we believe that our schools should sit at the heart of our communities; that there are no limits to what our children and young people can achieve; and that they should be great places to work and learn.

We are incredibly proud of our Trust and the schools within it. Strong partnerships, collaboration and generosity are the bonds which underpin our collective mission to provide great education for all children no matter what their starting point or their background.

Further details about the role

A full job description and application pack is available from www.castleschool.co.uk. Full and part time applications are welcome.

All applications should be made by completing the application form available, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role and should be submittedby midnight on the closing date.

Further details are available within the job description and person specification.

Closing date: Monday 11th December 2023 at 9:00am

Interviews will be held later that week

Commitment to safeguarding

The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.

This job post has expired.

About The Castle School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1199 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

At The Castle School we have very high expectations of ourselves and of our students. We invest heavily in our staff and have a superb reputation for outstanding support and development for teachers, particularly for ECTs. The successful candidate will join our outstanding Trust comprising two secondary schools and a growing number of primary schools.

We can offer you: An opportunity to work in an experienced and supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow. A friendly, busy and dynamic workplace where each day is different from the last. A competitive salary. Wider opportunities to be involved across our Trust. An energised and professional working environment.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teaching Assistant - Modern Foreign Languages

Quick Apply

Buckler's Mead School

1 St. Johns Road, Yeovil, BA21 4NH

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Somerset, Bath and Bristol