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SEN Teaching Assistant

Charborough Road, Filton, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS34 7RA
Charborough Road Primary School
Part Time
Grade 10 £20,852 - £22,129 (£12,065 - £12,803)
22nd September 2022
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3rd October 2022 09:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Temporary
  • Contract length: Temporary ends 31st Aug 2023
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  • Job ID: 1272372

Location : Charborough Road Primary School

Post : SEN Teaching Assistant (Initially in Nursery)

Contract type : Part time / Temporary

Pay Scale: Grade 10 £20,852 - £22,129 (£12,065 - £12,803)

Our Philosophy as an Employer

Our overarching aim and vision is for our schools to deliver an exceptional education for children and young people, ensuring that students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We are ambitious for our academies. We live in a demanding educational landscape that brings with it challenges, but also opportunities. We are excited by the opportunities for talented and inspirational educators to make an impact and create a powerful legacy.

We seek applicants for our roles who can align with our vision and have the talent, drive and determination to deliver that vision successfully. We support all our schools with our leadership and management, school improvement, legal, financial, administrative, admissions, marketing, premises, safeguarding and HR expertise.

We think our roles are tremendously exciting ones to perform supported by the expert Olympus team. We are inspired by our academies’ journey and consider it a great privilege to design and develop a 21st century school education. We will be very interested to hear your ideas and aspirations too. We are looking for staff who will deliver an exceptional education for the young people in our care.

What is the role?

Charborough Road Primary School are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. The working hours for this role are 25 Hours per week Monday to Friday (hours to be agreed).  The role of a SEN TA is to work under the supervision of the class teacher and/or SENCO, to undertake a range of directed activities to support the educational and developmental needs of pupils, to assist teachers in the organisation and maintenance of classroom resources and to contribute to the supervision and welfare of pupils throughout the school. This position would be initially working in the Nursey.

All candidates must have a good standard of general education, to include literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to NVQ2 in English and Maths. Good interpersonal skills with both adults and children. NVQ3 for Teaching Assistants or other relevant qualification with at least one year’s practical experience of working with children.


• Pension Scheme

• Annual pay progression opportunities

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Corporate membership of Bristol Zoo/Wild Place at reduced rates

• Free onsite parking

• Coaching/Counselling services

• Termly and annual staff recognition and awards scheme

• Thrive Mental Wellbeing App

• Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: Monday 3rd October 2022

The Olympus Academy Trust - Charborough Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety. Moreover, as part of the safer recruitment process we will carry out online searches as part of the recruitment process. Details of online accounts will be requested at application stage.

We apply Equal, Diversity and Inclusion at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.

We offer the opportunity of flexible working patterns where possible to assist with a work/life balance and welcome applications from people wishing to work on a part-time or job share basis for all roles including full time. We are happy to discuss flexible working from day one.


Safeguarding Statement:

Charborough Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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