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Pilton Bluecoat Academy VACANCIES

1.1 Send Teaching Assistant & MTA

Required: 1st September 2024

Hours per week: 25HPW (08:50am – 11:50am and 1:20pm – 3:20pm Monday to Friday) | MTA 5.4 HPW (12:15pm – 1:20pm per day Monday - Friday)

Working weeks:38 weeks (term time)

Status: fixed term / Part Time  

Starting Salary: 1.1 SEND TA £12.18 per hour | MTA £11.60 per hour

Grade: C | A

Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 4th June 2024

Interviews: Monday 10th June 2024

The appointed person will work in close partnership with the relevant class teachers and will help to support three pupils to engage with their learning. In-service training will be provided where appropriate.

The role is to provide 1:1 support each day for three pupils, currently in Key Stage 2.  You will provide SEND support, implementing an element of education provision, as detailed in the children’s EHCP.

This role would be an exciting opportunity for candidates to make a difference in three children’s schooling journey. The role is temporary, subject to each child’s continued attendance at the school and/or the result of any review of their special needs. 

In addition to the teaching assistant hours, there are 5.4 further hours available worked over 5 lunchtimes per week (12:15pm – 13:20pm per day) as a Mealtime Assistant at Grade A (£11.60 per hour).  The post holder will engage with pupils during the lunch time break to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for them.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you will be valued, welcomed, and supported within a friendly staff environment. Additional benefits include, Membership of a generous pension scheme (TP/ LGPS).  Access to Medigold Occupational Health who provide our employees with a range of free health and wellbeing benefits including access to Thrive; a mental wellbeing app. Free Seasonal Flu Vaccinations, Cycle to work schemes, a Competitive Salary, Wellbeing and Long Service days.

TEAM Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be undertaken, and references taken up before interview. All shortlisted candidates are subject to a pre-employment online search prior to interview.

An application form should be fully completed; we do not accept CV’s.

We actively welcome visits to our schools. Should you have any further questions or wish to arrange a visit, please make contact with Pilton Bluecoat Head of School, Mat Harts, via

Full details and application form can be found below. 

Application should be hand delivered, posted or emailed to Sam Stobbs, via