Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:VTG7, SP18-SP21 starting salary £21,463 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £16,621 per annum) plus Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Start Date:As soon as possible
Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2024 at 9:00. Interviews: To be confirmed


Permanent and fixed term roles available at 33.5 hours per week (shorter hours will also be considered) term time only to start as soon as possible. 

VTG7, SP18-SP21 starting salary £21,463 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £16,621 per annum based on 33.5 hours per week) 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 are looking to recruit Teaching Assistants to join an exciting and committed team at Merchants’ Academy, Secondary. 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.

Please note the role will also involve working 1-1 and with small groups of children as part of the class team.
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 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 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: Monday 22nd April 2024 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.

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