Teaching Assistant Elm Academy


Teaching Assistants

32.5 hours per week, 39 working weeks, 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

(with potential for becoming permanent)

Salary Scale: Bournemouth Grade 3, Points 4-6

Pro-rata Salary: £14,116 – £14,686 per annum

Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £18,933 – £19,698 

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.  AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils.  All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work.  We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancies at Elm Academy, Holloway Avenue, Bournemouth, BH11 9JN

Position 1 – We are recruiting a 1:1 Teaching Assistant who will be supporting a child with additional needs.  We are seeking experienced practitioners who are hardworking, self-motivated and adaptable with a good understanding of Special Educational Needs.

Position 2 – We are recruiting Teaching Assistants who will be working within either KS1 or KS2.  We are seeking experienced practitioners who are hardworking, self-motivated and adaptable.

You will:

  • Have current experience of working with children in school and be able to promote an excellent desire for learning
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a sense of humour and be resilient
  • Be committed to your own professional development and participate fully in the life of the school and community.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people.  You will have a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to improving the teaching and learning in a way that benefits all children.   

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th September 2021

Interviews will take place: Monday 4th October 2021

Start Date:  As soon as possible 

For more information please visit www.ambitions-academies.co.uk/vacancies and download an application form.  Please note we DO NOT accept application by CV.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sally Woodley, Office Manager, at Elm Academy on 01202 574212 (during term time).

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

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