Teaching Assistant

Frome Vale Academy, Bristol, BS16 2QS

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Due to end on 31 August 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

Grade B Starting at £19,615 rising incrementally to £22,258 per year pro rata.

Actual salary

Actual starting salary £12,430

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant - Level 1 to join our Outstanding, supportive, and talented team at Frome Vale Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

This is a fixed term contract, due to end on 31 August 2023, 27.5 hrs per week, 5.5hrs worked each day 8.30am to 3pm with an hour for lunch, term time only + 5 Inset days.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant - Level 1, 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 strategies and techniques to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Takes responsibility for implementing planned learning activities/ teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to students’ responses as appropriate. Deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Works collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role.

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 Frome Vale Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email

Frome Vale Academy is a small, vibrant primary Academy set in 9 acres and located in Downend. It is a single form entry school with 178 pupils on roll. Although small, it’s diverse with over 15 different languages spoken within the school community ranging from Arabic to Urdu.  Frome Vale Academy benefits from being part of a leading Multi-Academy Trust, the Cabot Learning Federation. The CLF currently sponsors 15 academies: six primary academies, seven mainstream secondary academies, an all-through academy and a Studio School. In addition, the CLF has a discrete Post 16 provision, located across six of our sites in the East Bristol / South Gloucestershire area, and a primary and a secondary re-engagement centre serving the same area. Together we educate 8000 children between the ages of 3 and 19. The Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West. Successful candidates will benefit not only from intensive CPD within our school but also across the Cabot Learning Federation.  

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