Graduate Teaching Assistant, Somerset

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Crispin SchoolSomerset

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12450-£14469
Contract term: Fixed Term

Graduate Teaching Assistant

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well led, collaborative and supportive team. We are seeking to appoint a second exceptional graduate who is looking to begin a career in teaching and requires experience of working in a school. There will be an opportunity to further develop your skills through working with disadvantaged students pastorally and in a variety of subjects.  The role will require you to support students in lessons, facilitate some small group work, analyse student data and liaise with home to support these students. There will be an opportunity to run an Extended Learning Club until 16:15 every day, this role could potentially be shared between both colleagues for adjusted pay. 

The aim of the post will be to raise attainment and support the learning of this group of students.  One colleague will predominantly be working with students in Years 7 – 9 and the other with students in Years 10-11.  The post will be a fixed term contract, from September 2019 to the end of the academic year in July 2020.

Crispin is a friendly, inclusive and highly successful school of 1030 students.  It is rated as ‘good’ in all areas and many strengths were highlighted in our recent Ofsted report (October 2017).  Students at Crispin achieve excellent examination results and the school has a strong reputation.  Extracurricular enrichment activities are viewed as an important part of school life.  The results in 2018 were excellent and student outcomes are consistently high.  We are committed to educating the whole child to ensure they enter adulthood as happy, supported young people with a love for learning.  We are looking for a second committed and inspirational Graduate Teaching Assistant to join our highly successful team.  

Salary: £12450. Hours to be worked are Monday to Friday, from 08:25 until 13:15, 13:55 until 15:15 (40 minutes unpaid lunch break).  6 hours 10 minutes per day, 30 hours 50 minutes per week.  This could be enhanced by an additional hour per day running an Extended Learning Club to 16:15 which will increase the salary to £14469. This role could potentially be shared between both colleagues for adjusted pay. Term time only.  

Closing date for this post: 10:00 Tuesday 02 July 2019.  

To apply for this role simply click on the quick apply button on and complete the online application form or complete the support staff application form on our website and send to the Head’s PA by email at  Your supporting statement / letter (of no more than two sides) should outline your skills and experience and how you meet with person specification.  

Crispin School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  These posts require a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.  The successful applicants will therefore be subject to an Enhanced DBS.

These posts are covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement of the role.

More about Crispin School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Church Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1458 442714
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Our School

Crispin School is an Academy providing comprehensive education for students aged 11-16 from Street and across mid-Somerset.  It is an oversubscribed school and is highly regarded both for its academic achievements and for the individu...