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Tor Bridge High

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Miller Way, Estover, Plymouth, PL6 8UN

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Teaching Assistant

Secondary School
Teaching Assistant
Grade C, range 5-7, Actual salary £16,805 to £17,373

Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2024

Interview date: May 03, 2024

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Job Description

Teaching Assistant

Salary: Grade C, range 5-7, Actual salary £16,805 to £17,373

Contract: 30 hours per week x 40 weeks per annum, Permanent

Tor Bridge is a truly inclusive environment where staff believe our students deserve every opportunity to succeed in a warm and compassionate environment, built on foundation of equity, predictability and consistency in our classrooms.

We are looking for a committed and passionate Teaching Assistant who wants to transform the lives of young people at Tor Bridge High School. You will be a key part of the adaptive provision team and a Learning Support Champion to a small group of students. You will need to be a patient individual with a passion to ensure that our most vulnerable students receive the support they need.

The successful candidate will provide practical support in the classroom to students with a range of barriers to learning.  We would especially welcome applicants who have a knowledge and understanding of Autism and/or ADHD. There could be an opportunity in this role for a suitable candidate to develop a specialism as a HLTA.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent numeracy/literacy skills, including English and Maths GCSE at grades 9 to 4 or equivalent
  • Confident in the use of ICT (Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate warmly, confidently and professionally with pupils, staff and parents
  • Knowledge of First Aid or willingness to be trained
  • Understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities and their role within these
  • Experience of working in a secondary school environment

For an information pack and application form, please follow the links given on the school website ( You should then return the completed application form to our HR Department by e-mail to

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Interviews: Friday 3rd May 2024

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Checks will also be made with previous employers.

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