1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant

Maharishi Free School, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 6JJ

This job expired on 3 October 2022

  • Start date details

    Immediate start date

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Working hours are 8:50am - 3:30pm 5 days a week during term time, plus five days to include INSET training or equivalent throughout the year.

Contract type

Fixed term (12 months)

Full-time equivalent salary

£13,614 pa

1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Maharishi School is looking to appoint a 1-1 SEND teaching assistant to work with a pupil in Key Stage 1. This is a full time role, initially on a fixed term contract of one year.

The ideal candidate will have previous teaching assistant experience, previous personal care experience and previous experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities.

Salary £13,614 pa (Working hours are 8:50am - 3:30pm 5 days a week during term time, plus five days to include INSET training or equivalent throughout the year)

Required October 2022

Maharishi School is a unique school environment where staff and pupils practise Transcendental Meditation twice a day, creating a calm and supportive environment. For more details, follow the link to the school website: https://maharishischool.com/about-us/

We are looking for a candidate who can meet the following criteria:

  • A commitment to the school’s Consciousness-based Education (CbE) ethos (training in CbE will be provided)

  • A relevant teaching assistant qualification (desirable)

  • Experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

  • Previous experience of assisting with personal care (desirable)

  • Previous EYFS/KS1 experience (desirable)

  • At least one reference from previous work with children

  • A current DBS that is registered with the update service or be willing to apply for a new one

  • Eligibility to work in the UK or be a UK resident

We can offer:

  • A working environment where the twice daily practice of Transcendental Meditation is at its core

  • Dedicated and supportive staff

  • Supportive and engaged parents

  • A commitment to quality and safeguarding

If you are interested in the above role, please request an application form and send your completed application form and a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4 to enquiries@maharishischool.com

Closing date: Monday 3 October 2022 midday

Interviews: Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 October

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About Maharishi Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
213 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number

Maharishi School is a wonderful place to be and as a Free School is able to innovate and be creative in the way it operates. The school combines a dynamic learning and working environment with a harmonious atmosphere through the uniquely effective system of Consciousness-based Education (CbE).
CbE includes pupils and staff practising Transcendental Meditation (TM). More than 200 published scientific studies show that the experience of restful alertness during TM brings balance to the whole physiology, supporting well-being, and systematically develops both creativity and intelligence.
Maharishi School is an all-through, one form entry school, with pupils from ages 4 to 16.

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