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  • Start date details

    As soon as all safeguarding, reference and other checks are complete.

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2023

Job details

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,599.00 - £17,209.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Level 2D (point range 4-6) for 33 hours per week working Monday to Friday, term time only, including 5 training days

Teaching Assistant job summary

Biddenham is 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.

We 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 toileting etc.).

Successful candidates will need to:

+ 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 - Transforming Lives’.

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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About Biddenham International School and Sports College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1275 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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