Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant Vacancy – to start September 2021

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We will only accept applications that have been submitted on a fully completed HCC application form.


We wish to appoint a dynamic Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant with experience of working with SEND children to support pupils in class, in small groups or individually on a 1:1 basis. This will be a fixed term contract until the end of the next academic year in the first instance.

The post is for a maximum of 31.25 hours per week, term time only.

We would consider either 1 full time post of 2 part time posts.

The role includes supporting pupils with their learning during lessons, delivering interventions to individuals and small groups of pupils or working with our nurture group in their nurture room.

The ideal candidate would have previous experience of working in a primary school setting and who has ideally achieved or working towards at least a level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or similar. We also require GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent and a good standard of education.

The successful applicant must have a positive attitude and a passion for working with children and be:

  • committed to supporting the development of children
  • understanding to the needs of vulnerable children
  • be able to work with children who have behavioral difficulties
  • Take a calm approach to managing and deescalating difficult behavior
  • consistently demonstrating high expectations,
  • be able to take direction
  • a team player

Training and support will be provided for the right candidates.

Please note we may interview as soon as applications are shortlisted so please do not delay in applying.  The advert will close once the position is filled.

Visits to the school can be arranged in a Covid safe way so we would be happy to hear from you or please see the front page of our website to view a virtual tour

St Nicholas School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

St Nicholas School is a one form entry C of E Primary School with strong family links and a heart like no other. Ofsted Rated Good – February 2020

We are proud of our wonderfully diverse school and we are committed to improving and developing our equality and diversity agenda. We would welcome applications from Black, Asian and other Ethnic Minority applicants.

Please contact the school office on 01438 352706 for further information or to make an appointment to speak to someone.