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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 Annually (Actual) Actual Salary £17,096.45

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

SEN Teaching Assistant (TA1)

32.5 hours per week - term time only

Monday - Friday

Actual salary approx. £17,096.45 due to working Term time only

About our school

Surrey Street is a friendly and welcoming primary school near the centre of Luton. We are looking for passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistants who are committed to supporting children’s learning and development through high-quality education.

We are looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants to provide general classroom assistance and to support children on EHCP's. You will also assist with lunchtime activities and run intervention strategies. The post will be temporary in the first instance linked to funding.

Applications are invited from candidates who

  • Have experience of supporting pupils with significant or more complex special educational needs
  • Are friendly, resilient, hardworking and nurturing
  • Are flexible and have high expectations
  • Are committed to developing good relationships with staff at the school, children, parents and outside agencies
  • Have a positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Have good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills equivalent to GCSE 4 or above ( C )

We are a Good school in all areas OFSTED (June 2019) said:

Staff are proud to work at the school. There is a strong sense of unity among all staff and a shared determination to do the very best for pupils

Pupils are polite and courteous to each other and to adults and have positive attitudes to learning

Pupils make strong progress from their individual starting points

‘The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau’.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

Previous applicants need not apply.

V Visits to the school are actively encouraged. Please phone Mrs Reid, on 01582 359390 to make an appointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Surrey Street Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
378 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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