Teaching Assistants

Job Title:
Teaching Assistant

Contract Type:
Fixed-term to August 2020, in the first instance

33 hours per week, term time only, including 5 training days
(flexible hours may be considered)

Level 2A (point range 3 to 4)
Actual Gross Salary £14,090 to £14,372 per annum

We seek to appoint enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistants to provide small group work and one to one learning support to identified students within the school. Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

Teaching Assistants will work at Biddenham International School in Bedford and benefit from the opportunities offered by a large and successful school. Biddenham is a thriving, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1200 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

Successful candidates will need to:

These positions would ideally suit degree qualified candidates who are interested in gaining teaching experience prior to applying for a teaching qualification. Biddenham has a comprehensive professional development programme and has successfully trained many graduates who have gained their teaching qualification through us.

Application and Contact:
Job description and application forms are available to download from the School’s website at www.biddenham.beds.sch.uk. Please email applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd at hr@biddenham.beds.sch.uk.

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020. We reserve the right to close any vacancy and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should there be a good response to the advert.

Interview Date: Promptly upon application.

Biddenham School 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 candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

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