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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, job share
Monday and Friday, 6 hours per day
Contract type
Fixed term (6 months minimum)
£4956 post annual pay

Job summary

-1 Teaching Assistant – Maharishi Free School
Salary £,4956 pa (Working hours are 9:00am - 4:00pm 2 days a week during term time, plus five days to include INSET training or equivalent throughout the year)
Required to start asap

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:

Maharishi School is looking to appoint a 1-1 SEND teaching assistant to work with a pupil in secondary phase, key stage 3. This is a part time role, initially on a fixed term contract until April 2022, after which time the funding will be reviewed.
The ideal candidate will have previous teaching assistant experience and previous experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
212 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number

About Maharishi Free School

Maharishi Free School is a state-funded Free School situated in West Lancashire, in proximity to both Liverpool and Greater Manchester.
It is a wonderful place to be – a dynamic learning environment combines with a harmonious atmosphere, in which children aged from 4 – 16 receive the uniquely effective system of Consciousness-based Education.
Creativity and intelligence are systematically developed with a few minutes of Transcendental Meditation (TM) at the beginning and end of the school day.
Extensive scientific research – based upon more than 200 studies -has shown that the experience of restful alertness during TM brings balance to the whole physiology, making learning both enjoyable and successful.
For more, visit

Arranging a visit to Maharishi Free School

School visits can be arranged. Email or phone 01695 729912 - option 4, ask for the Deputy Head.

School location

Cobbs Brow Lane, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 6JJ

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