Teaching Assistant. Job in Gloucestershire Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1345681771-2
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Dovetail and Slate
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary Range: 20,941.30 - 22,835.30 (based on experience and qualifications) + 1000 Welcome bonus
Hours: 40 hours per week, Term time only

No expereince required!

A specialized school catering to 11-16-year-olds with SEMH needs, is seeking dedicated Teaching Assistants to join their team. Our school combines the best aspects of mainstream and special education, fostering an environment where students can flourish and pursue their aspirations. With a focus on preparing students for life beyond school, we prioritize further education and employability within our ethos.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate supportive relationships with students to ensure their safety and enjoyment at school.
  • Encourage independence and personal growth while maintaining high behavioral expectations.
  • Assist in delivering a diverse curriculum to help students achieve their full potential.
  • Support the Class Teacher in various classroom activities.
  • Adapt to the dynamic needs of the school to ensure smooth operations.
  • Promote holistic development in students, including cognitive, social, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Collaborate effectively within a multi-professional team.
  • Maintain accurate documentation related to incidents, health, and behavior.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Ability to build professional relationships with students.
  • GCSE (or equivalent) pass in Maths and English.
  • Understanding of Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Commitment to prioritizing the needs of students as individuals.
  • Positive and creative approach to meeting student needs.


  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support.
  • Opportunity for funded qualifications.
  • Life assurance and pension benefits.
  • Health cash back plan.
  • Car lease scheme and bike to work scheme.
  • Perk box membership.
  • Free parking.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Welcome bonus disbursed in two payments upon probation completion and one-year service.

Successful applicants will undergo pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check.

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