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Teaching Assistant

Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB
Abbeyfield School
Full Time
£13,223 - £13,757
29th June 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
11th July 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1254008

Teaching Assistant – Full Time Permanent

Start date: 1 September 2022

Close date: Monday 11 July 2022 at 9am

Provisional Interview date: Thursday 14 July 2022

Full Time: 28.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Grade E points 6 – 8 £20,043 - £20,852 pro rata based on

weeks per year

Actual salary: £13,223 - £13,757

Number of students on roll: 879

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre colleagues who are committed to delivering outstanding opportunities for all. Abbeyfield School provides lots of opportunities for career progression for applicants who are looking to develop their role and careers in the future.

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team who are fully committed to developing students to fulfil their potential. They will be required to support teachers in the classroom and students on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. Experience of working with students with various special educational needs, including those on the autistic spectrum (ASD) and those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), would be an advantage as well as experience of managing positive behaviour.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:

• Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards

• A high-performing and growing school

• Excellent leadership, which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership

• A thriving sixth form where students make strong progress

• Outstanding behaviour

• Friendly and welcoming students who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding

For a full information pack, please see our website or call reception

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment

Please note due to safeguarding we ONLY accept completed application forms.

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.


Safeguarding Statement:

Abbeyfield 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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