17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 November 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
Two posts are available: 31.25 hours/week Mon - Fri 8.30am to 3.15pm and 25 hours/week Mon - Thurs 8.30am - 3.15pm - this role may become five days per week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,933 - £19,698 depending on qualifications and experience
Actual salary
£10,794 - £14,357 depending on qualifications and experience

Job summary

Teaching Assistant - Key Stage 1. Two posts available; 31.25 hours/week and 25 hours/week. Term Time Only plus two INSET days. Permanent roles.

Additional allowances


Applying for the job

Please note: Please use the application form attached, as we do not accept CVs.

Please send your completed application form and consent to provide references (attached) by post addressed to

Mr George Samios (Headteacher) at:
Twerton Infant School
Poolemead Road
Bath BA2 1QR

Tel: 01225 423526

or by email to: applications@twerton-infant-school.bathnes.sch.uk

Please visit our school website to find out more about us.

You can also find out more about the school from Facebook:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Twerton_Infants

If you have any further questions about this post please contact the School Office, on 01225 423526

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Contact phone number

About Twerton Infant School

Twerton Infant School and Nursery for 2 - 7 year olds has an established reputation for being both inclusive and responsive to individual needs. We have and excellent on-site Forest School area that enables us to offer fantastic provision for children. We also follow the Thrive approach which supports children's wellbeing and mental health. Our motto is, "Twerton Infant School - the school that cares." This is embedded in everything we do.

All children and schools have had a challenging year with COVID however, at Twerton, we are a small and supportive team working in a diverse community and have been at the heart of ensuring children are provided with the best support both in their education and in their emotional wellbeing. We now have the opportunity to expand our team.

Twerton Infant School and Nursery is an exciting and rewarding place to work in the heart of the community. We are a Good school with Outstanding features (OFSTED).

We seek to appoint two highly professional, enthusiastic, patient and caring Teaching Assistants to work in key stage one supporting children’s learning. We require positive and flexible team players who show initiative and who are committed to support all children to engage fully in their learning and development.

We welcome applications from recent Graduates and Teachers looking to work in the Teaching Assistant role.

The successful applicants will:
Have an understanding of child development.
Be reliable and flexible.
Be calm and patient.
Be able to act on their own initiative.
Be able to carry out a speech and language programme under the guidance of the school’s Speech and Language Therapist.
Be able to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills.
Be confident to liaise with staff, parents and other professionals.
Have a professional attitude and understand the need for confidentiality.
Have high expectations for children’s learning and behaviour.

Interviews will be on Tuesday 9th November 2021

Start dates:
Post 1: 31.25 hours/week - As soon as possible.
Post 2: 25 hours/week - 3rd January 2022.

Arranging a visit to Twerton Infant School

If you would like to visit the school please phone 01225 423526 and ask to arrange this.

School location

Poolemead Road, Bath, Somerset, BA2 1QR

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