Teaching Assistants

Job Title:
Teaching Assistant

Contract Type:
Fixed-term to August 2022

33 hours per week, across 5 days, term time only, including 5 training days

Level & Salary:
NJC Level 2A (point range 3-4)
Actual Gross Salary £14,478 to £14,767 per annum

We seek to appoint enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistants to support the learning of individuals and groups of students with special educational needs, both within the classroom and in the Learning Support room, to enable them to have access to the whole school curriculum as their individual needs allow.  This may include assisting students with physical disabilities or medical needs (eg: carrying bags/ICT equipment, helping students to change for PE, assistance with toileting etc.). 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 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:

This position 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: These vacancies will close when appointments are made and without further notice. Therefore, early application is advised.

Interview date: Interviewing will take place 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, Children’s Barred List check, References and other checks.

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