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Teaching Assistant - The Bridge School

Telford & Wrekin Council
The Bridge School
£12.00 per hour
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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The Bridge School  
Waterloo Rd, Hadley,Telford, TF1 5NQ
Tel: 01952 387108

Teaching Assistants. 
30 Hours 40 minutes per week (plus 35 training hours spread across the first year only)
Permanent, Fixed-term & Maternity cover posts available.

 Teaching Assistant Scale 1, term-time plus 5 PD Days £12.00 per hour

 Are you interested in working in education with children with special educational needs? 

 The Bridge School is an all age special school for pupils with complex/Severe Learning Difficulties.  We are a purpose built state of the art facility with outstanding resources co-located with mainstream. The Bridge School also has a provision located at the Wrockwardine Wood Infant site, and positions may be allocated there.

 Training package provided and induction.

  • Access to Telford and Wrekin Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Access to Health Management package for self and family.
  • Reductions currently for access to gym/swim on site (HLC Circle)
  • Tablet device usually provided to facilitate training while employed by school.

Opportunities also for experience staff who want to extend their skills and knowledge. 

Extensive CPD is provided.

The Bridge has:

  • State of art ICT facilities
  • OFSTED recognition for outstanding practice
  • Many benchmark awards

Supportive training will be provided.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for details.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

To Apply

Application forms and further details are available from the links below or directly from the school. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted. All completed application forms should be emailed to the school  The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS (CRB) clearance for the successful applicant. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Closing Date:   30th June 2024

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Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form


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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

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If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email

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