Teaching Assistant - Taunton

Elementa Support Services
31 Jan 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistant – Taunton

-£16,755 pa FTE (£12,492 per annum Actual)

-Permanent, 32.5 hours per week (8.30am-3.30pm)

-Term time only + 5 inset days

-Suitable for a Teaching Assistant or LSA

The Academy is looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join their SEN (Special Educational Needs) team. The successful candidate will support students (aged 11-16) with their emotional and social well-being, be flexible, patient and nurturing towards the children. You will also support students who have additional needs or SEN i.e. autism, ADHD, dyslexia/dyspraxia and global delay. This role will involve working closely with the SENCO, Classroom teacher and a supportive team of Teaching Assistants.

The academy is on a rapid journey of improvement and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child reaches beyond their potential. They have excellent pastoral support and their students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. They are proud of their students and relationships between staff and students are strong and behaviour is excellent. Community engagement is also an important feature; a recent poll showed a high degree of parental satisfaction.

If you want to work as a Teaching Assistant in an inspiring environment with students who want to succeed and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team with strong leadership, who are committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues.

The Academy, is an 11-16 academy based in Taunton. With modern, impressive facilities, the academy currently caters for approximately 700 students, with an increasing roll anticipated to see numbers rise to in the region of 1200 over the next few years. Taunton is Somerset’s county town and has easy access to the M5. Somerset is a lovely place to live with the stunning Somerset Levels, Quantock Hills and Blackdowns on your doorstep.

For more information about the school and to apply for this post as a Teaching Assistant, please give us a call to discuss further

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