Humanities Teaching Assistant, Yeovil, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademyYeovil, Somerset
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8,238 per annum starting salary
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019


(20 hours per week – term time only)

Grade 14 (£8,238 per annum starting salary)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to support our students and staff in the History, Geography, Citizenship and Beliefs & Values (RE) departments.  An interest or qualification to at least GCSE in one or more of these subjects is essential.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to work with motivated students, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development, plus the opportunity to work in a successful academy in a beautiful area of the South West.  In addition to this, all permanent staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, are entitled to discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme.  The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times.  

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil, close to the Dorset border.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have high aspirations.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy 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.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

This is an exciting time to be joining Buckler’s Mead Academy.  If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  Application forms and further details of the post are available from our website 

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to receiving your application.



More about Buckler's Mead Academy
Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 424454