Teaching Assistant, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Abbeyfield SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade E £19,171 pro rata per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent, 28.5 hours per week, term time only

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all. Abbeyfield School provides lots of opportunities for career progression for applicants who are looking to develop their teaching and careers in the future. 

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of two enthusiastic Teaching Assistants.  The successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team who are fully committed to developing students to fulfil their potential. They will be required to support teachers in the classroom and students on a one-to-one basis or in small groups and to help supervise our Learning Zone and Haven. Experience of managing positive behaviour would be an advantage as well as experience of students with various special educational needs, including those on the autism spectrum and those with attachment disorder.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school has had three successful Ofsted inspections and we are proud to offer:

  • Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards
  • Strong support and high quality professional development
  • A range of excellent teaching facilities – in dedicated classrooms
  • A strong leadership team and middle-management support


For a full information pack, please see our website www.abbeyfieldschool.co.uk or telephone 01249 464500.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk 

Closing date: 12.30pm, Friday 13 December 2019.

Interview date: tbc.

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



More about Abbeyfield School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1249 464500
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