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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
18 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (until 31st August 2022, pending funding)
£7,910 per annum

Job summary

West Somerset College is an all-inclusive College catering for 13 to 18 year olds, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

Job Ref: 403

18 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time plus INSET days)

BTCT Points 3-4, commencing at point 3 - Actual starting salary: £7,910 per annum

Fixed term contract until 31st August 2022, pending funding

At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students.  We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff.

We are looking for an individual who is able to work as a part of a friendly and effective team to support our students.

You will need to be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent in literacy and numeracy, with experience of dealing with young people.  Experience of supporting students within an educational setting would be an advantage.

Further details and an application pack can be found in ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information’ section at:


Closing date for applications: Midday, Wednesday 26th January 2022

West Somerset College 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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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
School size
758 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

About West Somerset College

At West Somerset College we:

1. are aspirational for our students’ achievements. We demonstrate this by setting aspirational achievement targets and having a relentless focus on academic achievement.

2. recognise achievement in all its forms and we strive for continuous self-improvement as the key to future success for us all. We demonstrate this by celebrating students’ successes within and outside of school and we support our teachers to always become better by investing in training and support.

3. positive attitudes and excellent behaviour exist in all our classrooms and learning spaces. We demonstrate this by robustly applying our behaviour policy and holding those who choose to misbehave accountable for their actions.

School location

Bircham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6AY

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