Learning Support Assistant – Horticulture (ref HLSA)

Learning Support Assistant – Horticulture (ref HLSA)

37 hours per week, 36 weeks per year (term time, plus inset days and 5 Saturdays)

Fixed term for one year

Salary: BCT points 3-4, commencing at point 3

Actual salary: £13,484 pa


We are looking to employ a Horticulture Teaching Assistant who can support the Head of Horticulture in ensuring the delivery of the curriculum alongside literacy. The role encompasses working as part of a team and instructing small groups of boys during lesson time. Your role will be to deliver inspirational learning support to the boys. As an integral part of the Learning Support team you will be at the heart of the boys’ experience at Brymore.  You will have a passion for improving student’s learning experiences and a determination that every single boy should achieve his best, by whatever means necessary. You will have the ability to inspire students to deliver the best they are capable of. You will need to be prepared to give time to mentor students, acting as a role model in proving the value of a positive work ethic and above all, showing that you care.  You should also have the potential to be an outstanding practitioner who consistently adds value to the students you work with.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 4th September 2019, Interviews will be held week commencing 9th September 2019.

All application forms should be fully completed. Incomplete application forms will not be considered. We do not accept CVs. Please indicate which Job Reference Number you are applying for on the application form.

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Human Resources Department

Bridgwater College Trust

C/O Bridgwater College Academy

Polden Campus


Somerset  TA6 4QY