Teaching Assistant Sir Bernard Lovell Academy, Bristol

Job description

To support students with autism

33 hours per week, term time only
Actual Salary: Grade 5 £16,147 - £17,478

We are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to work with students who have additional educational needs, including autism. Applicants should ideally have experience of supporting young people at KS3 and KS4. You may also be expected to support students in P16.
It would be beneficial to have experience of running individual and group interventions as well as working in class.

The role will involve working independently and with support from the SENCo to provide in-class support, small group learning and to implement specific programmes to individuals.

Closing Date: midnight on Sunday, 23rd February, 2020
Please be aware that the recruitment module will be unavailable from 6 pm on 14/2/20 until 9 am on 17/2/20 and also during the morning of 22/2/20

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is a growing group of schools in East Bristol and Bath. For more information visit www.wellswaymat.com

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Good standard of education (3 x GCSE’s – English C or above)
Secretarial or Administrative qualifications or certificates

Essential skills and experience

Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Ability to prioritise and multi task
Good level of IT skills including Outlook and MS Office
Working in a busy office environment
Working with young people in a learning environment
Working collaboratively as part of a team

About Sir Bernard Lovell Academy

North Street, Bristol, BS30 8TS
Sir Bernard Lovell Academy website (opens in a new window)