3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    18 March 2024

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Grade 4 SCP 4-6.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person Specification Teaching Assistant - Primary with SEN Essential Desirable How Identified


NVQ level 2 or 3 or equivalent (eg. NNEB)


Evidence of training and further professional development

Evidence of training specifically relating to SEN (eg TEACCH/PECS/Intensive interaction)

Application Form


  • Experience in both key stages along with E.Y.F.S.
  • Ability to support the implementation of strategies suggested by colleagues and external advisors
  • Experience of working with pupils with social/communication/emotional difficulties and other SEN eg Autism
  • An understanding of the importance of building a trusted relationship to meet a child's social and emotional needs
  • To act as a key adult to model and support allowing for success to support self-esteem

Working in a primary school or nursery / preschool.

Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder with associated communication and interaction difficulty.

Experience of delivering speech and language activities and strategies to enhance communication.

An understanding of teaching approaches to control impulses and manage behaviour

Experience working 1:1 as well as with small groups under the guidance of a teacher.

Application Form

Job Related Knowledge

Effective support for learners with additional needs and their teachers within a mainstream school.

Ability to enable independent learning


Letter of application

Skills and Aptitudes

  • Effective organisational skills
  • Commitment, sense of humour and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to nurture and support vulnerable pupils


Letter of application

Other Requirements:



  • The importance of teamwork.
  • Working in partnership with parents and carers
  • High personal standards of performance
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • High expectations for all learners
  • Commitment to high quality childcare and safety

Knowledge of child protection

What the school offers its staff

At St. Oswald's Worleston CE Primary we inspire learning by providing a broad, rich and imaginative curriculum which allows children the freedom to develop their own creativity. There is a strong Christian ethos and solid links exist between the school, Church and the community

Further details about the role

To arrange a school visit please contact the school direct on 01270 623826

Commitment to safeguarding

As a school, we take the safety of our children very seriously and so all candidates will be required to provide current references which will be called upon and checked. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check before taking up the appointment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to resources@rcsat.cheshire.sch.uk

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About St Oswald's Worleston CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
114 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

St. Oswald's Worleston CE Primary School is a traditional church school set in the heart of rural Cheshire just north of Nantwich. St. Oswald's school was first built in 1897 during the Victorian Era and serves the local rural community with roughly 120 children attending the school at present. Our small school has its own Nursery and takes children from the age of 3 years old right through to the end of their Primary School journey. There is a dedicated Nursery setting and Reception Class and then children are educated in mixed age group classes with relatively small class sizes. Ours school mantra is 'We are a caring Christian family where we grow together'. This care and nurture of all members of our community is something that is lived out every day at our school. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged in order to see, first hand, the learning going on both inside and outside the classroom environment.

Arranging a visit to St Oswald's Worleston CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email resourses@rcsat.cheshire.sch.uk.

School location

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