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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    14 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,213.00 - £21,272.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated Inclusion Team. The post holder will support the education and developmental needs of students, assist teachers in the management and maintenance of classroom resources and contribute to the supervision and welfare of students. The post holder will be expected to work with mainstream and high needs students on the autistic spectrum. The post is for 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm, term time only.

The post will involve:

  • Working in close partnership with students, parents/carers and school staff, and putting young people at the centre of our care.
  • Having a creative and flexible approach to supporting students with a range of needs including autism.
  • Having high expectations of what students can achieve by motivating and inspiring them.
  • Assisting in adapting the curriculum to meet students' EHCP outcomes.
  • Contributing to interventions and strategies of support.
  • Assisting in maintaining an SEN friendly learning environment.

Why work for us?

  • Internal career opportunities
  • Personalised professional development and training
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible working opportunities and a genuine commitment to family and work/life balance
  • Automatic enrolment to the local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance for support staff
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

The closing date for applications is 30th April 2024 at midday.

The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Athelstan Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful in being called for interview, all candidates are expected to apply for an enhanced DBS before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought for shortlisted candidates before interview. Please also be aware that you will be subject to an online check and that you may be questioned about the findings of such a check at your

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About Chipping Sodbury School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
736 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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