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  • Start date details

    May 2023

  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual 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 equivalent (eg. NNEB)

NVQ level 3 or equivalent (eg. NNEB)

Evidence of training and further professional development

Evidence of training specifically relating to SEN (eg ASC, Social Communication)

Application Form


  • Experience in either key stage 1 and 2
  • Ability to support the implementation of strategies suggested by colleagues and external advisors
  • Experience working 1:1 as well as with small groups under the guidance of a teacher.
  • Experience of working with pupils with SEN
  • To act as a key adult to model and support allowing for success to support self-esteem and independence.

Experience working in a primary school setting.

Knowledge and experience of meeting a child’s social and emotional needs.

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 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

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.

Further details about the role

The Directors of the Rural Church School Academy Trust (RCSAT) are looking to appoint a part time Temporary Teaching Assistant to support a child with Special Educational Needs. To work alongside our dedicated team of staff to inspire and drive our children’s learning.

The position is suitable for a Teaching Assistant with knowledge and experience of meeting a child's social and emotional needs. You will need the ability to use a range of strategies to support a child to remain calm and to develop a child's self -confidence and wellbeing.Support to manage and develop positive social exchanges with peers. Engage in humour and activities that make a child laugh. Have the ability to ensure that the attention, language and exchanges with children consistently show that moderate and positive expression of emotion is valued.Proactively address concerns that may cause distress for a child. Sustain a high level of positive exchanges each day.

The position is available to start in May 2023. This will be term time only based at St Oswald’s Worleston CE Primary School for 32.5 hours per week, 6.5 hours Monday - Friday.

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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
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01270 623826

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 admin@stoswald-worl.cheshire.sch.uk.

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