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Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:VTG6, SP15-18 starting salary £18,569 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £13,736 per annum) plus Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Start Date:January 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 9th December 2021 at 9:00. Interviews: 13th or 14th December 2021


Fixed term until 31/08/22, 32 hours per week (term time only) to start in January 2022.

VTG6, SP15-18 starting salary £18,569 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £13,736 per annum) plus Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package

Venturers Trust is a dynamic and focused multi-academy trust based in Bristol, formed in September 2017 through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust. The Trust is responsible for eight academies, 3,500 pupils and 750 staff with a commitment to making a significant and lifelong difference to the lives of young people from some of Bristol’s most disadvantaged communities.

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. We looking to recruit a 1:1 Teaching Assistant who will contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities and assist and support the work of qualified teachers.  This role will involve working 1:1 with a pupil.

Previous experience of working with children 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 successful candidate will have:

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

• NVQ Level 2 or equivalent relevant to a Teaching Assistant role

• Experience of working effectively supporting children with complex social, mental and emotional health needs in a learning environment.

• A proficiency in improving basic numeracy and literacy with specialist skills in literacy that will enable you to work with targeted individuals.

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; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.


Closing date: Thursday 9th December 2021 at 9:00.   Interviews: 13th or 14th December 2021


Please note due to the volume of applications we receive 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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