Teaching Assistant (CPA) - Science


33.75 hours per week, 8.15am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Term time only (40 Weeks). Grade D – Step 1 FTE £23,703, Actual Annual Salary £18,969.

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic person with classroom experience or are you considering a career in teaching? We have an exciting opportunity to support our Science Department as a Teaching Assistant (Core Progress Assistant).

You will:

• Be Patient and Calm under pressure
• Work closely with the Science Director of Learning and teachers within the department.
• Have Excellent interpersonal skills
• Have the ability to communicate effectively with adults and children alike
• Have a Good standard of numeracy and literacy.

If this is you we would welcome your application today!

We will offer you:

• Opportunity to join an extremely competitive public sector pension schemes
• IT Leasing scheme and Cycle-to-Work scheme available through salary sacrifice
• A senior Leadership team that are invested in staff wellbeing
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• A considerably low rate membership of our onsite Leisure Centre.
• Free on-site car park or Good transport links

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.  Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/ta/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 19th April 2023.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.


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