Teaching Assistant: Secondary Phase Job in Winchester at The Westgate School –

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work both in our Secondary Phase. The Westgate is Hampshire’s first 4-16 All Through School and the successful applicant will join an enthusiastic and committed team. A key part of the role will also be supporting children in productive and healthy use of playtimes.

The successful candidate will:
Enjoy working with children, building positive relationships in a calm, empathetic way

Have obtained Maths and English qualifications to GCSE Grade C or above, or their equivalent

Be committed to the highest possible levels of achievement for every pupil

Be cheerful, flexible and approachable, with a good sense of humour

Show initiative within the role and have good time management skills

Be a hard-working team player, able to work closely with teachers and other adults within the classroom to ensure the best for all our pupils

Have the patience and the resourcefulness to support and inspire our children with their learning, helping to unlock their potential

Have a good understanding of child development

Have excellent communication skills

Be able to support children’s behaviour for learning

Be enthusiastic and committed to supporting children with specific needs

We can offer:
The chance to be a part of a highly-skilled and friendly team and work in all key phases in the All Through School

The chance to develop your own specialism within the Learning Support Team

Opportunities to teach small groups of pupils

Opportunities for training related to special educational needs, including Autism and ABA

Where there are suitable courses, we are happy to support in Apprenticeship Training.

Previous applicants need not re-apply

Job Benefits:
Free on-site parking. On-site, full time day nursery (0-5 years). Health & Fitness Suite available to staff.

Equal Opportunities:
In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

About the Company

Company: The Westgate School –

Company Location:  Winchester

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About The Westgate School -