Teaching Assistant

The Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our team.

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary until appointment of Apprentice

Hours: 27 hours per week + 1 hour daily from 17.00-18.00

SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our team.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Focus on improving the reading, literacy and numeracy of students to age appropriate levels
  • Help students to develop organisational skills and become more effective, independent learners
  • Maintain awareness of student’s individual needs and appropriate strategies for addressing them
  • Other site duties

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • Dedicated & highly effective in supporting SEND students
  • Teaching Assistant Level 2 or Level 3 qualified
  • Ability to respond to individual needs by modifying and adapting strategies and resources

If you are interested in this position please complete the online application form by clicking on apply.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd January 2023                   

Expected Interview Date: Tuesday 3rd January 2023

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


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Date Posted: 15/12/2022

Deadline for applications: 02/01/2023

Location: Cinderford

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