an 11-19, oversubscribed school that, as we expand, is entering the next phase
of its development. Due to our popularity, and as part of our £4.5 million
building programme, we are growing and strengthening our already high
performing staff team who, by 2025, will be working with 1600 students.
seek to appoint enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistants to support the learning of individuals and groups of students
with special educational needs, both within the classroom and in the Learning
Support room, to enable them to have access to the whole school curriculum as
their individual needs allow. This may
include assisting students with physical disabilities or medical needs (eg:
carrying bags/ICT equipment, helping students to change for PE, assistance with
Successful candidates will need
+ Possess a good standard of
secondary education with 5 GCSEs including English and Maths;
+ Have a background of working
with young people;
+ Be a good communicator;
+ Have good organisation skills
and the ability to work to deadlines.
These positions would ideally
suit candidates who enjoy making a difference to students requiring additional
support with their education and who are looking for a term time role with
hours within the school day
Ideally, we are offering 33 hours
per week, across 5 days, term time only including training days, but there is
some opportunity for flexible start and finish times between 07:45 and 16:00
hours, Monday to Friday.
For degree qualified candidates
who are interested in gaining teaching experience prior to applying for a
teaching qualification, Biddenham has a comprehensive professional development
programme and has successfully trained many graduates who have gained their
teaching qualification through us.
Biddenham - ‘Opening Minds -
Previous applicants need not apply
These vacancies will
close when suitable candidates have been appointed and without further notice.
Biddenham School 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 be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred
List check, References and other checks.
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