Teaching Assistant St Aldhelm's Academy

Post: Teaching Assistant

Post details: Full Time (32.50hrs), term time only

Salary Scale: AAT Grade 3 pts 4-6, Pro-rata Salary: £14,116 – £14,687, Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £18,993 – £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 vacancy at: Wey Valley Academy, Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5AN.

We are looking to recruit a full time Teaching Assistants to work within our Academy providing a comprehensive learning support service and ensuring students achieve their full potential. You will work within a classroom setting assisting the teacher by supporting the learning of our students through planned and differentiated activities, completing and maintaining records under supervision and promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils.

Enthusiasm, passion and a great sense of humour is essential as is a high level of personal commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to have excellent Maths and English skills – equivalent to GCSE grade C or above. Previous experience in a school setting would be beneficial but is not essential, however the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they can engage with young people and build positive relationships.


Closing date for applications: 1st September 2021 at 12.00pm

Interviews will take place week commencing: Monday 6th September 2021

Start Date: September 2021 

For an application form please contact Jenna Stone, 01305 817000, [email protected] or visit our website: http://www.ambitionsacademies.co.uk/vacancies    

Please note we DO NOT accept application by CV.

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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