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Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:VTG6 Scale Point 15-18 starting salary £18,569 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £13,951 per annum) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Thursday 20th January 2022 at 9:00. Interviews: TBC


Fixed term until 31/8/22, 32.5 hours per week, Term Time only (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm) to start as soon as possible.

VTG6 Scale Point 15-18 starting salary £18,569 per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £13,951 per annum) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package

Venturers Trust is a dynamic and focused multi-academy trust based in Bristol, formed in September 2017 through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust. The Trust is responsible for eight academies, 3,500 pupils and 750 staff with a commitment to making a significant and lifelong difference to the lives of young people from some of Bristol’s most disadvantaged communities.

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.

We are seeking a dedicated individual who has a passion for helping young people and who is committed to raising the attainment and aspiration of our pupils.  The successful candidate will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher to support the children across a number of curriculum areas, including small group work. 

The Kingfisher School provides education from Nursery through to Year 6. We have a brand-new school built which provides amazing facilities for all our pupils from Nursery to Year 6.

Working together we will ensure that the values on which the school is founded drive our development forward so that The Kingfisher School offers children the strongest foundation for learning.

The successful candidate will have:

• A desire to take an active part in ensuring all pupils achieve more than they ever thought possible.

• Minimum of a relevant and recognised Level 2 qualification

• Experience of using Makaton

• A GCSE grade of C or higher in English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications)

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

• Be able to build strong relationships with pupils and establish positive behaviour for 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, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.


Closing date: Thursday 20th January 2022 at 9:00. Interviews: TBC

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


The Kingfisher School 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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