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Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Bidwell Brook School, part of the Learn to Live Federation, is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. Following an increase in student numbers we require more Teaching Assistants to commence in September 2018.

You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-planned learning, care and support programmes in an inspiring learning environment.

Although previous experience of working with children in an education setting is preferable, it is as important to have enthusiasm, empathy and a willingness to learn and follow instructions.

You will have excellent communication skills, flexibility, initiative and the ability to keep written notes on student progress and development.

We offer excellent continuous professional development opportunities, including a Teaching Assistant Diploma.

Working hours are: Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week) 39 weeks per year, with a starting salary of £11,685. We also have various part time positions available.

For further information about the roles contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, by email:

We do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: TBC

Interviews will be held on: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.