Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: Grade D,
£23,114-£23,893 (DOE) FTE
(DOE) pro rata
Type of role: Permanent, part time (25 hours per week).
Closing Date: Midnight 03/12/23
Interview Date: TBC
Start Date: ASAP
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to
join our dedicated and supportive team.
- Supporting SEND
Students in and out of the classroom as appropriate.
- Preparing learning
activities for individuals/groups and for classes.
individual and/or directed pupils.
recording, and reporting on individual student’s achievement, progress, and
- Monitoring and
intervening in student behaviour.
- Maintaining a safe
and positive environment for all learners.
opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of
responsibilities are to support students, teachers and the school.
The successful candidate will have:
- Good level of
literacy and numeracy; good basic education to GCSE level including English and
Maths, A*-C, or the equivalent
- Ability to remain
calm under pressure
- Excellent personal
- Ability to motivate and persuade
- Ability to plan
and manage own workload
- Good IT skills
can be found in the recruitment pack.
Why Choose us?
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is part of the Royal
Wootton Bassett Academy Trust, based in Swindon. It is oversubscribed and
incredibly proud 11-18 school with 1,781 students on roll including 365
students in our popular and successful Sixth Form.
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to developing
‘A growth mindset’ and we would welcome an application from fellow
professionals who share that mind-set.
As an employee of the Ascend Learning Trust, you will also receive many
employee benefits as we work together to provide Excellence in Education.
What we offer:
The opportunity of working
within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
The Trusts commitment to
staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
A strong commitment to your
professional development and career management.
Excellent CPD opportunities
to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
Reward and recognition,
celebrating staff success.
opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
A successful ECT support
Courteous and hardworking
Benefits for discounts via
an online staff portal.
Please note if we receive sufficient
applications, we may close this job role earlier.
We look forward to
receiving your application should you be interested. Unfortunately, we are
unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all
staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome
applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender,
transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
Please note: Any position that involves working with children
requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these
are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment
In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the
school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online
search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available
information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted
candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify
their online presence.
References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting
stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has
included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this
employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment
Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
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