Classroom Teaching Assistant, Gloucestershire

Closing date:Expiring today

Alderman Knight SchoolGloucestershire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade G Point 19-27
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Classroom Teaching Assistant opportunity - 


Thank you for your interest in this position. 


As highlighted in the advertisement, the Governors wish to appoint a number of dedicated, experienced, confident and proficient Teaching Assistants to join the talented, committed and supportive staff team at this ambitious and successful special school.  The posts will form part of a team of Teaching Assistants assigned across the school and including Post-16. In carrying out their duties and responsibilities effectively the teaching assistants will provide focused support for pupils, teachers, the curriculum and the school.

This is an exciting time to join Alderman Knight School. The school is a specialist school in Communication and Interaction and achieved an Outstanding OfSTED in January 2019 (our last inspection). The school has undergone a major building project 5 years ago and, as a result, we have an amazing learning and working environment. More recently, a new state-of-the-art Post-16 Centre has been built to accommodate our Key Stage 5 students.


There are currently over 160 pupils aged between 5 and 19 years in school. The majority of children have moderate and additional complex learning needs. This includes children with Autism, social communication, emotional and speech and language needs. A small minority have more severe learning difficulties. 


The closing date for application forms is Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th April 2019.  


If you have any questions with regards the post, then please contact the office directly on 01684 295639.


Please note that if you decide to apply for the post we would like you to complete the standard TES application form and Supporting Statement. You will need to set up an account with TES do this, and then follow the online instructions.


As part of the application process, please read our key policies on our website, particularly our Safeguarding Policy.  You will be able to find these by going to our website, clicking on the Job Vacancies tab and then click on ‘Key Policies’.


We will request at least one reference prior to interview. 




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More about Alderman Knight School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1684 295639