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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
29 hrs 40 mins pw
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18198 - £18562
Actual salary

Job summary

  • We are searching for a Teaching Assistant to join us as soon as possible in September 2021 on a permanent basis. You will be working within our Humanities Faculty.

    We are looking for:
    Someone to work with teachers In the delivery of differentiated high quality lessons, and to support students in their learning and development and encourage them to participate in all aspects of school life. We are seeking applicants with good educational qualifications and organisational ability, who have empathy with students, and are able to motivate and encourage them. There will be some administrative elements to the Humanities Teaching Assistant post.

    HOURS: 29 hours and 40 minutes per week (Monday to Thursday 8.40am to 3.10pm and Friday 8.40am to 2.50pm) term-time only, plus 5 training days pro rata.

    SALARY: £18198.00 - £18562.00 gross pa (£9.43 - £9.62 per hour), pro rata for part-time, term-time. Starting salary equates to £12453.85 gross pa.

    We offer you:

    • A vibrant school with outstanding facilities.

    • Smaller than average class sizes (average 27 students per class).

    • An environment where students have an excellent attitude to learning where they can grow academically and personally. Students’ behaviour and safety was judged by Ofsted as Outstanding.

    • Students who, through the wide and diverse academic and extra-curricular opportunities they are offered, grow as individuals and happily contribute to the school community.

    • Opportunities for staff to come together both professionally and socially. Staff are kept up to date with regular communications as well as meetings (don’t worry, we only have them when we need to), sports activities and social gatherings.

    • Children of staff gain admissions preference as per the School Admissions policy.

      St Bart’s is a leading academy school (1900 on roll with a Sixth Form of 570) in West Berkshire and our long history and excellent community links provide our students with opportunities in many ways.

      Road links are good as we are close to the A34 and M4, as well as excellent public transport and within walking distance of Newbury train station.

      Closing date: 26 September 2021

      If selected for interview you will be given a tour of the school so you can see first-hand all that we have to offer, we think you’ll be impressed. If you have any questions please contact us on 01635 521255 or email recruitment@stbarts.co.uk.

      Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS enhanced check along with other relevant employment checks.

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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    School size
    1911 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number
    01635 521255

    About St Bartholomew's School

    We are an exceptional 11-18 comprehensive school, of over 1900 students and a sixth form of 590. We have fantastic modern facilities, where students have the right environment to show a consistent desire to learn and make excellent progress. Students’ behaviour and safety was judged by Ofsted as outstanding.

    We pride ourselves on our academic success. For the last 5 years St Bart’s has secured the highest level of student attainment in West Berkshire state schools. In 2019 83% of our students achieved both GCSE English and Mathematics at level 4 or better and 29% of all grades were 9 – 7. Over the last 3 years our average Progress 8 score has been 0.62 which put St Bartholomew’s in the top 8% of schools nationally which we are very proud of. A level results are above national averages with 27% of all grades A*/A and 75% of all grades A* – C.

    School location

    Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 6JP

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