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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11.98 per hour (£23,114 pro rata per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if:

  • Have at least grade C in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent;
  • Are confident, resilient and have excellent communications skills;
  • Are good at building relationships and are a team player;
  • Are patient, organised and enthusiastic;
  • Have experience of working with children in a school environment (desirable but not essential)

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a happy and exciting place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff
  • an organised and supportive team of people
  • opportunities for training
  • commitment to your professional development
  • a clearly established induction process
  • term-time working (plus training days)

Further details about the role

Acorn Education Trust is seeking to appoint a caring and dedicated Teaching Assistant to support learners within our nurture base onsite at New Close Primary School. These students all have social and emotional needs and/or an Autistic Spectrum Disorder which affects how they access the curriculum.

The post holder’s responsibilities include providing general classroom support, the meeting of the student’s emotional and social needs and liaising with other teaching staff in the development and delivery of an adaptive curriculum.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our dedicated team in Link 2 nurture base. We are immensely proud of this provision and are looking for staff who are committed to helping all children and young people feel engaged, challenged, and able to make excellent progress. The aim of the setting is to reintegrate children to their home primary school.

Link 2 is situated in Warminster in beautiful rural Wiltshire. It is a setting which accommodates a maximum of 8 children from across our primary schools in the Acorn Education Trust; a multi-academy trust consisting of 14 primary schools and 3 secondary schools. It provides exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

New Close Primary School and Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search.

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About New Close Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
123 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

New Close Primary School is a caring and inclusive non-denominational, single form entry school. Situated in the garrison town of Warminster, Wiltshire, we are at the heart of our local community and pride ourselves on getting to know each of our pupils, and their families/carers, so that we can provide them with the support they need and help them to develop as individuals.

Our nurturing team are committed to providing the best possible education for all of our pupils, while our strong values system helps contribute to the positive and calm atmosphere found in every classroom. With the support of Acorn Education Trust, we have transformed our learning environments and curriculum, and are very proud to be graded as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in our most recent inspection.

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