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Job details

Job details
Employer St Mark's School, Bath
Location Bath and North East Somerset
Salary Grade P SCP 14-16 £10,336 - £11,013 (actual)
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

The Governing Body of St Mark’s School, Bath are seeking talented and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our supportive and friendly team.

The successful candidates will work flexibly within the Student Support Team to meet a range of student needs and to assist the SENCo and teaching staff in the support and integration of students with special educational needs and disabilities. 

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 GCSE passes at Grade C or above including Literacy and Numeracy, be qualified to NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants (or equivalent) and have the flexibility to contribute to in-class support and support students with SEND.

The department benefits from supportive leadership and applications are welcome from those looking to begin their career in education, perhaps as a trainee teacher or special needs professional, or an experienced colleague looking for their next career move in a rapidly growing and vibrant school.

In particular, applications are invited from individuals who can demonstrate:

  • Experience of individual or group work with young people and families; 
  • Willingness to develop supportive relationships with students in order to improve levels of achievement;
  • Ability to relate well to both children and adults.

In return, the successful candidates can expect: 

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

If you would like to be a part of this ambitious school and are suitably qualified we would like to hear from you. 

Whilst not a pre-requisite for any of the posts available, we would be pleased to receive applications from male colleagues willing to work with a pupil with complex health needs, involving the delivery of physiotherapy, for which full training will be provided.

An application pack and further details are available from

Applications should be posted or emailed to the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs T Tigwell, at St Mark’s School, Bay Tree Road, Larkhall, Bath, BA1 6ND by midnight on Monday 26th June 2017. They may also be submitted by email to: 

St Mark’s, Bath is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants. All appointments will be subject to a six-month probationary period for new employees.