Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:VTG7 SP18-21 starting salary £21,463 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £16,125 per annum) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package.
Start Date:As soon as possible
Closing Date: Monday 19th February 2024 at 9:00. Interviews: w/c Monday 26th February 2024


Fixed term until 31st August 2024, 32.5 hours per week, term time only, to start as soon as possible. 

VTG7 SP18-21 starting salary £21,463 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £16,125 per annum) + 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 700 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 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.

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 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent qualification (desirable)
  • A proficiency in improving basic numeracy and literacy with specialist skills in literacy that will enable you to work with targeted individuals.
  • Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
  • 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; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We welcome school tours prior to application, and would ask you to contact the school office on 0117 9553914 or to make arrangements.


Closing date: Monday 19th February 2024 at 9:00.        Interviews:  w/c Monday 26th February 2024


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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