1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Churchstanton Primary School, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7RL

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 August 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£9.98 per hour/MDSA £9.50 per hour

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

Churchstanton Primary School is an inclusive school where all children are supported to achieve their full potential. We are looking for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, successful team, working part-time 1 to 1 with a child in our KS2 Class. This full-time post will start ASAP in SEPT 2022.

Post: Full-Time 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Responsible to: The Headteacher

Hours:30 hours per week (8.30am - 3.15pm) This includes lunch duties of 2.5 hours per week.

Salary Scale: TA Grade 15 / Point 4 - £9.98 per hour (£19,264 pro rata) MDSA Grade 17/ Point 1 £9.50 per hour (£18,333)

This job description describes in general terms the normal duties which the post-holder will be expected to undertake. However, the job or duties described may vary or be amended from time to time without changing the level of responsibility associated with the post.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Work 1:1 with a child with SEN, supporting their learning & social development.
  • Undertake general duties as directed by the Headteacher, SENCo and Class Teacher to support the aims and ethos of Churchstanton Primary School.
  • Have some experience, or prior knowledge, of supporting children with additional needs.
  • Be creative in approach and provide opportunities to develop children’s learning.
  • Work with other professionals, such as Speech & Language Professionals, Social Workers, PFSA and Educational Psychologists.
  • Be a team player and flexible in approach.

In return we can offer:

  • A unique and rural working environment committed to outdoor learning.
  • Children who are well-behaved and eager to learn.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and training.
  • A friendly, supportive Governing Body, Staff and Head Teacher.
  • A supportive SENCO who will help you advocate for the pupils that you work with.

Personal Specification

  • Experience of working with children in some capacity
  • Understanding of child protection and safeguarding within a school environment
  • Ability to communicate with other professionals such as Speech & Language Therapists and Educational Psychologists


  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Full and relevant qualification at Level 2 or above (if possible)

Personal Qualities

  • Confident
  • Good communication skills
  • Sense of humour
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Enjoy being a team player
  • Creative approach to learning
  • Organised and efficient with administrative tasks

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About Churchstanton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
63 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

LA Maintained Primary School

School location

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