Teaching Assistant

Bristol Metropolitan Academy, Bristol, Bristol, BS16 2HD

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

CLF B Starting at £22,258 rising incrementally to £25,006 per year pro rata

Actual salary

Actual Starting Salary: £18,978 per year.

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant – Grade C to join our supportive and talented team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This position is required on a full-time basis 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 inset days.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant – Grade C to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCo and/or INCo, phase leaders and class teachers.) Support students by adopting relevant, developed strategies and techniques, acquired through specialist knowledge/ experience, to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Provide specialist support and expertise in one or more areas (e.g. an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs) in order to deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Provide cover for groups and classes as required and in line with relevant development and/ or experience. Work collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role. Support, advise, coach and/ or monitor less experienced staff as required.

Additional allowances

Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programmes
Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
Flu Jabs
Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
Comprehensive Induction process
Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme

Applying for the job

Please submit your application via the CLF careers website.

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About Bristol Metropolitan Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1015 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email

Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017.
In Summer 2019 the Academy secured attainment that exceeded national average for the first time, with the best results the Academy has ever had. We also secured our best ever Progress 8 score at over +0.5. This followed a trend of continued improvement and one we believe we have seen continued to see against a backdrop of the pandemic and no national benchmarks across the last two summers.

The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. 60% of our students come from minority ethnic backgrounds. We have over 40 identified primary languages in our student and staff community with over 35% of our students coming from having English as an additional language backgrounds. A higher than average number of our students are supported with overcoming any barriers due to a special educational need. Overall we believe we enable all students to achieve their very best through our approach to inclusion coupled with our Metropolitan Way; High Standards, High Aspirations and High Expectations.
We welcome applications from anyone excited to work in a fast paced, exciting yet challenging environment. We particularly welcome applications from those who believe they can contribute to our diverse and inclusive community.

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