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  • Closing date

    9 April 2023 at 6pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,592.99 to £17,202.88

Teaching Assistant with Pupil Premium and Speech & Language Specialism job summary

Greenfield E-ACT Academy are looking for a Teaching Assistant who specialises in Pupil Premium and Speech & Language, to commence employment as soon as possible.

Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not even know exists yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is no thing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education. We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to provide general and specific assistance to pupils and staff under the direction, guidance and direct supervision of the classroom teacher. The role involves supporting the teacher and pupils both within the classroom and also outside the classroom in small group interventions including Numeracy and Literacy. Alongside this, we require the candidate to have experience in delivering Speech and Language, have a good understanding of pupil premium and feel confident in delivering Phonics and SALT interventions. The role will also include supporting pupils with SEND needs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to deliver speech & language, phonics and SALT interventions
  • Good understanding of pupil premium
  • Knowledge of delivering Little Wandle Letters and Sounds would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Makaton would also beneficial
  • Demonstrable knowledge of strategies for spelling, reading and number skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of how children learn and how to motivate them
  • Relevant educational experience supporting a child/children in a primary school setting
  • Experience of working with children who have a wide variety of educational needs
  • Relevant qualifications for the role (TA2 certificate or equivalent, and Maths/English GCSEs grades A-C.

The contract on offer is full time (32.5 hours per week, 08:30 - 15:30 Monday to Friday) and is a permanent contract. We are looking for the candidate to commence employment asap once all onboarding processes have been completed. The salary range for the role ranges from scale point 5 - 7 (£16,592.99 - £17,202.88 actual salary, £21,575 - £22,368 full time equivalent).


Our Academy - Greenfield E- ACT Primary Academy

An innovative and creative primary academy in Knowle, Bristol. From Nursery to Year 6, our children feel valued, safe and happy.


Come join our team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:


  • Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.


We can offer you:

  • Auto-enrolment into the Local Government Pension scheme (or Teacher pension if applicable)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A supportive work family
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 24-hour access

A great place to live and work

Twice named the best city in Britain to live in by The Sunday Times, Bristol is also home to five E-ACT academies. The city has its own unmistakable identity, and has a thriving current and historical arts scene, not to mention some of the country’s strongest green credentials.


Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.


Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.


We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.


In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.


Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk


How to apply

The closing date for applications is Sunday 9th April 2023 at 23:59. The interview date has yet to be scheduled, shortlisted candidates will be notified directly.


Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.


E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Greenfield E-ACT Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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