Careers At Ridge

Level 2 Teaching Assistant (TA) Vacancy Position

We are looking to appoint an apprentice teaching assistant to join our successful team here at Ridge School. The successful apprentice, under the teacher’s clear guidance will support the educational, personal and social development of pupils in the class including those with special and/or bilingual needs. Ensuring pupils remain ‘on task,’ complete structured learning activities and reporting progress to the teacher are key requirements of the role.

The successful applicants will be able to build positive relationships with pupils and work with both individuals and small groups of children providing a safe, happy and well-disciplined learning environment. Thus enabling our children to acquire the knowledge, skills and practical abilities to thrive and achieve.

We ask that all candidates download the application form that is attached to the advert complete it as best you can, and attach it to your application on the recruitment portal alongside any other additional information such as a CV or cover letter and email the form to

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Further information can be found on the ‘Our Recruitment process’ tab.

This position is part time term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro –rata basis.

The salary £3.90 per hour, on a 30 hour per week fix term contract for one year.

Click here to see the job description and personal specification for the role.

To apply, click here to download the application form. 

Closing date is Monday, 14th July 2019.