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Teaching Assistant Post - SEND


St. Thomas of Canterbury (Church of England)
(Voluntary Aided) Junior School
Sawyers Hall Lane
CM15 9BX

Tel: 01277 223651

Teaching Assistant (SEND)
25 Hours per week (5 hours per day)

Required for September 2020

LGS Scale 3 point 4-5. Hourly rate range: £9.87 to £10.06 [Term time only]

The Governors are seeking to appoint a part time Teaching Assistant (SEND) to join our strong and successful team.

We are inviting applications for an experienced, dedicated and caring Teaching Assistant to work with children supported through an EHCP within Key Stage 2. The successful candidate will assist in supporting differentiated teaching and learning as well as implementing a Personal Care Plan. Experience of supporting children with general learning difficulties, language skills and Autism/ADHD would be beneficial but not essential. Applicants should specify their experience and suitability for this post.

The main duties include working under the direction and in partnership with the SENCo and class teacher to support learning in line with the National Curriculum, Person Centred Plans and Consistent Management Plans; joining a team of dedicated TA’s, supporting codes of practice, school policies and procedures.

Suitable applicants will need to demonstrate patience, flexibility and a commitment to supporting learners in their academic, social, emotional wellbeing and personal development.

The successful applicants will need to support the Christian ethos of the school.

Minimum qualification of GCSE Mathematics and English grade C would be preferable or equivalent qualification.

‘St. Thomas of Canterbury C of E Junior School is committed to safeguarding principles and promoting the welfare of children in our care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the successful applicant will be appointed subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references and medical clearance.’

Visits to the school are not currently permissible but further information is available via the school website (

For further details please contact Mrs Carol Carvell in the School Office.
Closing date
Monday 29 June 2020 by 12 noon.


Closing Date – Monday 29th June 2020 (12 noon)
Shortlisting – Tuesday 30th June 2020
Interviews – week commencing 6th July 2020

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