26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible and or Sep 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you able to establish positive, supportive relationships with children? Do you value education as a way to improve children’s life chances? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children affected by childhood trauma?

We are looking to recruit a number of Teaching Assistants to join our team – some vacancies are available immediately, and others have a September start. This is a role that will combine plenty of variety and new challenges with the security of being part of a highly professional, understanding team that will provide you with a high level of support and supervision.

You will have had experience of working with children, and it would be very helpful if some of this experience was in an early years or primary school setting. Of even greater importance are the personal qualities of resilience and creativity as well as the ability to think and adapt quickly to new situations.

What the school offers its staff

  • 6% employer contribution pension
  • High level of support and supervision
  • Award-winning training

. 50 days leave pa

  • Staff Wellbeing Scheme (see www.healthassured.org)

. Discounted Better Leisure Membership

Our belief is that we offer something special and we hope that you will want to become an integral part of our work. A career at the Mulberry Bush School will provide you with the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives and futures of children facing extreme challenges, to gain invaluable experience, to gain a qualification in therapeutic childcare, and to join a team of committed, passionate, caring individuals.

We you will receive extensive support in the form of regular supervision, consultation, professional advice, training and a very supportive team. We will require you to undertake our Level 5 Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People (accredited by the University of the West of England), which is fully funded and supported by the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Mulberry Bush School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children as its utmost priority and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal background check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to llowe@mulberrybush.org.uk

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

About Mulberry Bush School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 12
School size
24 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 12
Phone number

Special school

Arranging a visit to Mulberry Bush School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email llowe@mulberrybush.org.uk.

School location

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