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TEACHING ASSISTANT (1:1)
Fixed term until 31/08/22, 37 hours per week (term time only), to start as soon as possible.
VTG6, SP15-18 starting salary £18,250 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £15,609 per annum) plus Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Merchants’ Academy is an all age Academy based in Withywood, Bristol with students from Nursery through to Sixth Form. Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust which is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers together with the University of Bristol. The Trust comprises Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school with 3,500 pupils and 700 staff. The Academy provides an exceptional environment for students and staff.
We looking to recruit a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join an exciting and committed team at Merchants’ Academy, Primary. We are seeking a dedicated individual who will contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities and assist and support the work of qualified teachers. This role will work 1:1 with a pupil in Year 6.
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: Monday 20th September 2021 at 9:00. Interviews: TBC
Please note due to the volume of applications we receive it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.
Merchants’ Academy 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.