SEN Teaching Assistant (Literacy Support), Yeovil, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademyYeovil, Somerset
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 14 £10,297 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Grade 14 (25 hours per week)

£10,297  per annum

Buckler’s Mead Academy requires a Teaching Assistant to join our SEN team from September 2019 to provide support (individual and in small groups) for students who display difficulties with cognition, learning and literacy. 

We are looking to recruit an outgoing, enthusiastic, patient and resilient person, preferably with experience of working with challenging students in an educational environment.  The SEN team at Buckler’s Mead works closely together and it is therefore essential that you can build good relationships with others quickly and work effectively as part of a team.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have limitless 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 and support for our students.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times and a structured induction programme and relevant training will be provided for the successful candidate.  As an academy we actively encourage sharing best practice and the person appointed can be assured of support to help them effectively meet the students’ needs.

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 commitments.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before confirmation.

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

Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  Application forms and further details of the post are available from our website or contact Deborah St Paul, Head’s PA/HR Manager (  

Thank you for your interest in this post.  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