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Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:VTG6 SP15-18 £17,413- £18,431 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £13,082 - £13,847 per annum) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package.
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Monday 25th November 2019 at 9:00 Interviews: Either 28th November or Friday 29th November 2019

TEACHING ASSISTANT - Working with children with high needs

Fixed term until 31/7/20 (with a possibility of becoming permanent) part-time (32.5 hours per week) term time only to start as soon as possible.

VTG6 SP15-18 £17,413- £18,431 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £13,082 - £13,847 per annum) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package.

Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join an exciting and committed team at Fairlawn Primary School, to start in November 2019.

We are looking to recruit staff who are genuinely inspired to work within a strong, supportive team, delivering high quality provision for the children within our care; staff who are energised by thinking outside the box and making learning fun and fabulous.

Previous experience of working with children with high needs is essential as is flexibility and a sense of humour. We strive to offer the highest level of education and trust that you will have equally high expectations. The Trust offers a wide variety of CPD opportunities.

The successful candidate will have:

• GCSEs at Grade C or above in English and maths (or equivalent qualifications).

• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent relevant to a Teaching Assistant role

• Recent and relevant professional development.

• Experience of working effectively supporting children in a learning environment.

• Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and barriers to learning

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Bicycle Purchase Loans plus others.  



Closing date: Monday 25th November 2019 at 9.00am 

Interviews: Either Thursday 28th November or Friday 29th November 2019


Please note due to the expected volume of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.

Fairlawn Primary School is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.


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