Teaching Assistant

Frome College

Teaching Assistant – September 2021

Grade 15, Point 3 £18,562 per annum, pro-rata.

Actual salary £11,843

First Aid Allowance £243.76 per annum, pro-rata (optional)

28 hours 25 minutes per week, Term Time Only, Permanent Contract

Mon & Wed 8.30-3.00, Tues, Thurs & Fri 8.45am – 3.00pm

We want to hear from you if you are a committed, highly motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who has experience of working with young people to facilitate access to learning.

Working within the Access to Learning Department, the ideal candidate will form part of a team of Teaching Assistants who provide consistently high standards of support in the areas of literacy, numeracy, language, behaviour, social skills, spelling, handwriting/presentation and promoting inclusion and excellent outcomes for all students. This role attracts the option of a First Aid allowance – full training will be provided to candidates interested in pursuing this qualification.  Once qualified, you will support the school first aid provision on a rota basis.

To be considered for the role you will be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • Able to provide excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate well with young people focusing on access to learning whilst building positive working relationships.
  • Able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Able to provide clear instructions and guidance, using coaching and listening skills to support young people with access to learning.
  • Able to promote an ethos of inclusion and equal opportunities for all, regardless of any special educational needs.

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13-19 Upper School with approximately 1200 students. It is a fast-moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome itself is a thriving market town, with a vibrant artistic community with the renowned Frome Festival, monthly Sunday market and many restaurants and 2 theatres, one of which is on campus.

Benefits of working at Frome College offers the opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce.  Free parking, onsite catering, nursery and discounted access to leisure centre.  Employees also have access to various opportunities as part of My Staff Shop with Somerset County Council including Cycle to Work Scheme.

To apply, please visit  www.fromecollege.org

Completed Support Staff Application Forms should be emailed to FCCRecruitment@fromecollege.org

Closing date: Monday 17th May (8am)

We are committed to offering excellent opportunities for CPD.

This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure Procedure.

Tagged as: Term time only

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £18,562 pr
  • Job Category
    Education
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