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Teaching Assistant

20 Whitney Crescent, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, BS24 8ES
Haywood Village Academy
Part Time, Term Time
Grade C - Actual starting salary £4,752
16th March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
30th March 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 31 August 2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1318521

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant - Level 2, to join our supportive and talented team at Haywood Village Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

Could a role at Haywood Village Academy be the new opportunity you are looking for? If you are a kind person, with high levels of motivation, are organised and can communicate effectively with children, we would like to hear from you.

This is a Fixed Term Contract opportunity starting as soon as possible until August 2023. This role will involve working 8.5 hours per week in our Preschool supporting a SEND student. This is a Term Time only role plus 5 inset days per year.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant – Grade C to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCo and/or INCo, phase leaders and class teachers.) Support students by adopting relevant, developed strategies and techniques, acquired through specialist knowledge/ experience, to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Provide specialist support and expertise in one or more areas (e.g. an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs) in order to deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Provide cover for groups and classes as required and in line with relevant development and/ or experience. Work collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role. Support, advise, coach and/ or monitor less experienced staff as required.


Your opportunity:

Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.

About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.

Haywood Village Academy opened in 2016 and currently has classes in Pre-school, Reception and year groups 1 to 6. The school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019. The academy is at the heart of the community that it serves and is defined by High Aspirations, Valuing Learning and Achievement for all. We have created a school where children flourish. The school offers a limitless education that empowers choice through enriching, meaningful and active opportunities. Staff receive high quality professional training and support and contribute positively to the development of the school.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity. 

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application. 

Safeguarding Statement:

Haywood Village Academy

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Part of Cabot Learning Federation

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