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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
30 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.15am to 3.15pm (1 hour lunch)
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary contract due to child with EHCP)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,602 - £19,993
Actual salary
£12,377 - £12,624

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant to join our Trust with the skills to work across the whole primary school age range. The successful candidate will be employed by the Trust as a whole and as such, can be expected to carry out their duties at any of the four schools. However, the current position will be based at Ad Astra Infant School, with the successful candidate required to provide SEN learning support to a child in EYFS with an EHCP.

If you:
• Have experience of working with pupils with a range of needs
• Have a range of strategies to motivate and support learning
• Have a passion for inclusion and supporting pupils with additional needs to succeed in a classroom
• Believe in supporting pupils emotional wellbeing
• Are keen to work in a supportive, learning environment
• Work well in a team
• Are able to bring energy and positivity to the role

We can offer:
• Fun, friendly and supportive staff who get on well together
• Rights’ Respecting pupils with excellent attitudes to learning and high standards and expectations of behaviour
• Superb opportunities and specialist training for career professional development within our Trust
• A fantastic induction programme
• Enviable support at all levels, and a proactive approach to staff well-being, work-life balance and care for each person as an individual, including the ability to take time off during term time
• Beautiful school grounds and welcoming learning environments

Please contact the HR Department on 01202 380015 for more information. Applications should be made online at We do not accept CV applications.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
School size
267 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Contact phone number
01202 380015

About Ad Astra Infant School

The TEACH Poole Multi Academy Trust was formed in April 2015. All four of our wonderful schools are graded as good or outstanding schools by Ofsted. We are extremely popular, over-subscribed, forward-thinking schools with supportive staff and fantastic children.

School location

Sherborn Crescent, Poole, Dorset, BH17 8AP

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