SEMH TEACHING ASSISTANT
Fixed term until 31st August 2023, part-time (33.5 hours per week) term time only to start as soon as possible.
VTG7 (SP18-SP21) – VTG8 (SP22-25) depending on experience, starting salary £19,655 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £15,221 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 750 staff. The Academy provides an exceptional environment for students and staff.
We are looking to recruit a SEMH 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.
The role will be 1-1 and or small group with pupils with a variety of SEMH needs within a year group team.
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
• Experience of working effectively supporting children in a learning environment
• Experience of working with children in need of social, emotional and behavioural support and proven impact
• 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.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Closing date: Thursday 13th October 2022 at 9:00. Interviews: To be confirmed
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.