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Teaching Assistant

Dauntsey Road, Great Somerford, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 5HS
Somerfords’ Walter Powell CE Academy
Term Time
Wilts Grade D £18,329 - £19, 283 (pro rata)
25th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
9th December 2022 09:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Temporary
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1290668

Somerfords Walter Powell C of E Primary School is a small friendly village Primary School serving Little Somerford, Great Somerford and the surrounding area.

We are currently looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, talented staff team dedicated to improving outcomes for children in a school with a friendly and supportive ethos and to support SEN needs.

The position is for a temporary contract until 31st August 2023 working 28:75 hours per week, term time only 

Salary : Wilts Grade D - £18,329 - £19,283 (pro rata) £11,832 - £12,448 (actual) 

The successful candidate will have :

  • At least 1 years’ experience of working effectively in a learning / child care setting
  • GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English & Maths, plus at least three other academic subjects 
  • Skills of empathy, listening, communication and responding with appropriate language to build rapport with children from a variety of ages, abilities and backgrounds.
  • Experience of working with children who have ASD
  • Aptitude to develop a knowledge of the role within an education environment
  • Flexible, adaptable and positive attitude to working in a structured environment
  • Communication skills to promote and develop effective working with pupils and colleagues

At Somerfords Walter Powell we are able to offer you :

  • the support of a committed leadership team
  • the family engagement and network support of DBAT and its academies
  • high quality training
  • a welcoming, friendly and cohesive staff team
  • delightful, appreciative enthusiastic children and the support and encouragement of our friendly and aspirational parents and carers

Email and phone enquiries are encouraged and welcomed.

Interviews TBC  

Somerfords Walter Powell C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, Governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a robust vetting process including an enhanced DBS check . 


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. This appointment will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure; Disclosure by association document; proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note the proof of right to work in the UK will be required at interview. No CV's Accepted.
Somerfords’ Walter Powell CE Academy

Somerfords’ Walter Powell CE Academy

Part of Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust

Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust