Teaching Assistant

Westfield Academy, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EP

11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 14

Actual salary

£14,205 - £14,778 (actual salary)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Required to start in September 2022, an experienced and enthusiastic individual to work as a Teaching Assistant. You will be calm with the ability to be firm and patient and have excellent written, numeracy and oral communication skills. Training and support will be provided.

The Main Purpose of Job:
To assist the Headteacher and teachers in the development and implementation of a programme of work and in the provision of a stable, caring and supportive learning environment, which enables students to achieve their full learning potential and facilitates their social and moral development.

Support is both on a one to one basis and in groups, to students with additional learning needs. This may include students with a high learning ability (‘gifted/talented’). This may take place in the mainstream setting or in the SEN rooms.

Westfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).

Applying for the job

For further details please visit our website or contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Lisa Jeffreys via email: lisa.jeffreys@westfieldacademy.co.uk.

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Supporting documents

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About Westfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
992 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

We are an 11-16 co-educational school, in Somerset, serving the town of Yeovil and the surrounding villages. Westfield is an oversubscribed and successful school with a good reputation.

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