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Job Vacancy: Teaching Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the education department at Bristol City Robins Foundation, assisting teaching on our BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Sport Programmes.

Teaching Assistant position available

Supporting Teaching on our BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 in Sport Programmes.

Bristol City Robins Foundation.

Term time only contract – until June 30th 2022 (with opportunity to extend)

15 hours per week, over 3 days per week (flexibility is available over which days, but it is likely to be 5 hours 3 days a week)

Salary: £12 per hour

  • Have you got experience of, and an interest in assisting teaching post 16 students?
  • Are you comfortable and credible in building professional but supportive relationships with a range of learners?
  • Can you evidence your ability to support learners with their academic, personal and social development?
  • Are you creative, flexible, and committed to working within a fast-paced charity?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in developing our exciting Education Programme?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

Bristol City Robins Foundation is a registered charity, which strives to make a positive difference for all through sport and learning. We recognise the positive impact we have on the community but are continually looking to develop and expand our reach.

We require a part time Teaching Assistant for our BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 in Sport programmes working within the Education Department.

The post holder will be split between our sites at City Academy School and Ashton Gate Stadium, where purpose-built classrooms and sports facilities are evident. This environment is perfect for developing young people on and off of the course, while also developing them personally.

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide support for pupils, including those with SEND, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs.
  • Use strategies, in liaison with a teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress, problems etc.
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils with another supporting member of staff during the absence of the class teacher.

You will have:

  • Good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Experience of teaching and assisting others
  • Knowledge and ability to use ICT effectively to support learning.
  • Reasonable word processing skills.
  • An ability to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • An ability to set high personal standards and work calmly and effectively in an environment characterised by high level of ambiguity and complexity.
  • Ability to communicate with staff, students, and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationships.

We would also like you to have:

  • A positive, can-do attitude.
  • Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme (or willing to work towards)
  • An understanding of sport to support our learners on BTEC Sport qualifications
  • Experience with a range of ages and students/participants.

We will give you:

  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Free parking on site. 
  • Generous continuous personal development budget.
  • 1 x BCFC and Bristol Bears tickets to home league games
  • Work equipment (BCFC clothing & laptop)
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th January 5pm.

You will be notified of interview timings if successful upon your application.

This position is part time (15 hours per week) looking to start ASAP. Candidates must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The role will be offered subject to an Enhanced DBS check and self-disclosure form.

To apply, please complete the application form below. Once complete, please email to education@bcfc.co.uk FAO – Head of Education (Teaching Assistant Application). 

Application form 

Role Profile

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol City Robins Foundation are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

 

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