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Type of Position:Specialist Teaching Assistant
Salary:Salary: VT Grade 7 to VT Grade 8, SP18-25 £18,800 to £23,573 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £13,581 - £17,029 per annum) dependent on experience + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package.
Start Date:January 2020
Closing Date: Thursday 12th December 2019 at 9:00. Interviews: Tuesday 17th December 2019


Permanent, part time (31.25 hours per week) term time only including inset days.

We require a specialist-teaching assistant to work 1:1 with a child in key stage 2 and work alongside the SENCo and class teachers in developing our ASD aware practice across the school. 

Salary: VT Grade 7 to VT Grade 8, SP18-25 £18,800 to £23,573 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £13,581 - £17,029 per annum) dependent on experience + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package. 

Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join an exciting and committed team at Bannerman Road Community Academy. We are looking to recruit a specialist ASD TA who is genuinely inspired to work with children with Autism within a strong, supportive team, delivering high quality provision for the children within our care. 

Previous experience of working with children with ASD is essential, as well as a willingness to support and advise colleagues as is flexibility and a sense of humour.  We strive to offer the highest level of education and trust that you will have equally high expectations. The Trust offers a wide variety of CPD opportunities.

The successful candidate will have:

• GCSEs at Grade C or above in English and maths (or equivalent qualifications).

• CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent qualification.

• A proficiency in improving basic numeracy and literacy with specialist skills in literacy that will enable you to work with targeted individuals.

• Knowledge and experience working with ASD children and the strategies needed to support them

• Ability to support other staff and deliver CPD

• Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.

• Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and barriers to learning


In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Higher Degree Support Funding, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.


Closing date:   Thursday 12th December 2019 at 9:00.

Interviews:   Tuesday 17th December 2019

Please note due to the expected volumes of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.


Bannerman Road Community Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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