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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 33.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£18,893.45

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bridgwater College Academy is seeking to appoint a skilled teaching assistant to be part of the Polden Centre team. The successful candidate will support children with ASC and SLCN in KS3 and KS4, both in the Polden Centre base and mainstream classes.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting individual students and small groups, encouraging their engagement in learning, promoting positive behaviour, and delivering bespoke SEN interventions within the specialist centre.

To be considered for this inclusive role, you should:

  • Have a desire to understand the needs of students with autism and support them in an educational environment
  • Have a calm, positive attitude and be a clear, confident communicatorBe able to build and develop trusting, professional relationships with students and staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the team at the ASC base within our inclusive academy.

All applications must be completed; incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Friday 14th June 2024

What the school offers its staff

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bridgwater College Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

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About Bridgwater College Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1568 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Bridgwater College Academy is a mixed all-through Academy which combines both primary and secondary education for pupils aged 3 to 16. The academy, which is sponsored by Bridgwater College, is located in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.

Arranging a visit to Bridgwater College Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@btc-trust.org.

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