Teaching Assistant

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Contract Type: Part Time

Immediate Start

Actual Salary – £13,160 FTE £22,759

Term Time Only 25 hours per week

We are currently looking for friendly and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant.  The successful applicant will work, under the direction of the class teacher, with students who need additional support to access the curriculum and/or make progress.  Experience of working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage.

Redbridge Community School is an Ofsted rated (2018) “Good” school in Southampton.  It is a special community to be a part of.  For staff we offer:

  • A work/life balance that is envied by other schools
  • A true community school where it feels like you are making a difference
  • An ethos of care for students and staff alike
  • A leadership team that supports staff in all they do
  • An entitlement to a Private Health Care plan as soon as you join us
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

In March 2019 we became a Platinum Investors in People School placing us in the top 10% of employers nationally.  The following comment from the report sums up what it is like to work in our community:

Leaders invest heavily in their staff, for example they provide opportunities for staff to take care of both their physical and mental health.  Staff feel valued and like working at the school.  They comment favourably on Leaders’ attempts to reduce unnecessary workload, enable flexible working and respond positively to reasonable requests for compassionate or other leave.”

Please have a look at our website to find out more about how we can offer you a superb work/life balance.

You should have a GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in English and Maths to be considered for this position, alternatively you can study for these through our adult learning provision for which we would give the successful applicant full support.

Our advert may close early, and so if you’re keen please apply as soon as practically possible – Final Closing date for applications: noon 4 November 2022

Redbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide suitable references.

For any questions relating to this role please contact: Mrs Sarah Morris, HR Administrator by email to –

To apply for this role please download an application from and submit electronically to stating which role you are applying for.


November 4, 2022