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  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.82 Hourly Term Time Only. Maximum 29.17 hours per week.

Teaching Assistant / Teaching Assistant Apprentice job summary

The aim of the Student Support Department is to provide all students with whatever additional support they may need during their time at Ringwood School, in order that they can achieve to the best of their ability. The teaching assistants in the Student Support team will be working under the direction and guidance of the department leaders, Carla Bastow-Hart and Vicki Lewis.

Teaching Assistants are involved in activities such as the following:

in-class support of students with a wide range of special educational needs

working with individuals and small groups in the Student Support base (known in school as The Hive)

following specific intervention programmes, dependent on experience and areas of expertise

supporting students with homework at lunchtimes or after school

differentiating teaching materials

liaising with subject staff

reading and / or scribing for students sitting tests and external examinations

completing reports for review meetings

taking part in in-service training and attending department meetings

contributing to meetings with parents and external professionals as necessary

supporting the students in working towards their targets

We are looking for candidates for this post who have experience of working with young people and/or have a relevant qualification or are willing to undergo training, and who share our enthusiasm and commitment to providing support for young people whatever their needs. Please see the attached advert and job description for full information.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ringwood School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

A large thriving oversubscribed 11 - 18 Comprehensive situated in beautiful surroundings close to the New Forest and the Hampshire / Dorset coastline. As a Teaching School we pride ourselves in being able to provide high quality professional development opportunities for all staff.

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