St Bartholomew's School

Teaching Assistant, Newbury

Location: Newbury RG14 6JP

Salary: £17711 - £18065 gross pa, pro rata for part-time, term-time, equates to a starting salary of £12459.63 gross pa

Working Pattern: 30 hrs 30 mins pw (M-Th 8.40-3.20 F 8.40-3.00) term-time only. Consideration will be given to a different number of hours or working pattern within the above, to suit the school and individual.Part-time, term-time only

Closing date: 1 March 2020


We are searching for a part-time Teaching Assistant to join us as soon as possible on a permanent basis. You will act as the key worker to support the learning and development of a Sixth Form student with significant learning and health needs.

We are looking for:

A Teaching Assistant to support teachers in the delivery of differentiated high quality lessons, and to support students in their learning and development and encourage them to participate in all aspects of school life. We are seeking applicants with good educational qualifications and organisational ability, who have empathy with students, and are able to motivate and encourage them.

We have supported a number of Teaching Assistants to further their career to become fully qualified Teachers if desired, as they find out first-hand what an exciting and rewarding role it is.

We offer you:

• A vibrant school with outstanding facilities.
• Smaller than average class sizes (average 27 students per class).
• An environment where students have an excellent attitude to learning where they can grow academically and personally. Students’ behaviour and safety was judged by Ofsted as Outstanding.
• Students who, through the wide and diverse academic and extra-curricular opportunities they are offered, grow as individuals and happily contribute to the school community.
• Opportunities for staff to come together both professionally and socially. Staff are kept up to date with regular communications as well as meetings (don’t worry, we only have them when we need to), sports activities, social gatherings on Friday’s after school.
• Children of staff gain admissions preference as per the School Admissions policy.

St Bart’s is a leading academy school (1900 on roll with a 6th Form of 580) in West Berkshire and our long history and excellent community links provide our students with opportunities in many ways.

Road links are good as we are close to the A34 and M4, as well as excellent public transport and within walking distance of Newbury train station.

Our Applicant Information booklet is below along with a Job Description. You can also scroll down to find out more about our school. We would love to receive your application. We know your time is precious, so please click on the Quick Apply button below.

Closing date: Sunday 1 March 2020

If selected for interview you will be given a tour of the school by our students so you can see first-hand all that we have to offer, we think you’ll be impressed. If you have any questions please contact us on 01635 521255 or email

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS enhanced check along with other relevant employment checks.

St Bartholomew's School
Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 6JP
Tel: 01635 521255