Teaching Assistant

Winterbourne Academy

Teaching Assistant


Winterbourne Academy, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 273694da2e15431aa0c9c9f490a6988d

Full Job Description

Winterbourne Academy are looking to appoint adaptable, flexible and resourceful Teaching Assistant, to join our dedicated and friendly learning support team, supporting academic progress of those students with additional needs who are identified as disadvantaged.

This post is fixed term until 31st August 2025 subject to budget review.

Job Requirements

  • Work with a wide range of Teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning, which enables Students to achieve high standards and make appropriate progress

  • Coach children on a 1:1 or group basis

  • Support assessment and evidence learning

  • Work with the Teacher to create learning resources appropriate to the Student that they are supporting

  • Be willing to research and learn about supportive technologies that can be used in the classroom

  • Maintain a safe and positive environment for all learners

  • Create opportunities for all learners (e.g. SEN, EAL, GT, all underachieving groups) to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

    We are looking to recruit a candidate who can provide a strong and positive role model for students and someone who is keen to contribute to the academies visions and values. Applicants should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, have a positive 'can-do' attitude and be prepared to work creatively with students to positively progress their educational and personal development.

  • The successful candidate will form positive relationships with students and their Parents/Carers, to support and gain their trust. They must have relevant experience in a similar role with a proven track record. All candidates are advised to refer to the candidate information pack before submitting an application.

    All candidates must have a good standard of general education, to include literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to NVQ2 in English and Maths. Good interpersonal skills with both adults and children. NVQ3 for Teaching Assistants or other relevant qualification with at least one year's practical experience of working with children.

    Grade 10 £24,702 - £25,979 FTE (£18,662-£19,627 )

    Fixed term contract

    Winterbourne Academy

    Contract: Fixed term, term time only to include INSET days (39 weeks per year)

    Duration: FTC 31st August 2025

    Salary: Grade 10 (NJC 8-11), £24,702 - £25,979 per annum (pro-rata: £18,662 to £19,627 per annum)

    Hours: 32.5 per week (08:15 to 15:15, Monday to Friday),
  • Pension Scheme, We offer the opportunity of flexible working patterns where possible to assist with a work/life balance and welcome applications from people wishing to work on a part-time or job share basis for all roles including full time. We are happy to discuss flexible working from day one.