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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    14 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
32.5 hours a week. We will consider part time for the right candidate.
Contract type
Fixed term (Fixed term to 31/08/2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Surrey SP3 £18,013 - £18,957
Actual salary

Job summary

Epsom Primary and Nursery School is recruiting for an outstanding full time SEND Teaching Assistant to start ASAP.


At Epsom Primary & Nursery School (EPS) ‘Every Person Shines’ as we nurture individuals talents and create an environment where staff wellbeing and professional development are key to our success.

We are an innovative and forward thinking school rated ‘Good’. Ofsted Inspection July 2019. We wish to attract the most ambitious teaching and support staff.

Please see our Head Teacher’s Letter to Candidates in the application pack for more details of the benefits that make up our well-being package.

Our Head Teacher urges all potential candidates visit Epsom Primary & Nursery School to get a full flavour of our environment so you can understand how you will be best equipped to flourish at our school. We can conduct these in a COVID-secure way. We look forward to hearing from you to request a school tour and have an opportunity to share our values and vision with you in person. If you would like to arrange a visit please contact the HR Manager.

SEND Teaching Assistant
• Hours: 32.5 hours per week - Part time will be considered for the right candidate
• Weeks: 38 weeks per year
• Salary: Scale Surrey S3 (full time equivalent £18,013 - £18,957). Salary offer to be determined depending on qualifications and experience
• Actual Salary Pro Rata from £13,878 (S3.1, 32.5 hour week)
• Duration: Fixed Term to 31/08/2022 with a view to becoming permanent
• Closing Date: 14/11/2021 (midnight)
• Shortlisting: 15/11/2021
• Interviews: 17/11/2021.

Do you have what it takes to make a significant contribution to our school?

We are looking for a SEND TA’s who will enable our children to access the curriculum and ensure outcomes are met by providing highly effective targeted provision, care and support for children with additional needs, throughout the school day.

As part of your role, you will, under the direction of a teacher and SENCo, support the learning of individuals and groups of pupils as identified in the weekly curriculum planning and create an educational environment that will strive to support the pupil's full potential.

This role will include attending to the pupils’ personal needs including toileting, hygiene, dressing and eating, as well as help with social, emotional, welfare and health matters.

A full job description and person specification are available to download from the e-teach website.

Interviews will include a task and/or observation. The panel will include Deputy Headteacher, DSL and EYFS & KS1 SENCo and Deputy DSL.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a particularly strong candidate. Therefore, we recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

We cannot accept CVs. This post requires an Enhanced DBS disclosure and all relevant safeguarding checks. Epsom Primary & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and want a workforce, which reflects the population of our community.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
534 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01372 720608

About Epsom Primary and Nursery School

Epsom Primary and Nursery School is a forward thinking and innovative school, with ambition and educational excellence at the core of its values.

The school has excellent facilities including a high tech library and a nurture room. We have a Family Centre on site and currently have 497 children on roll.

We are proud of our diversity and work hard to ensure that we offer an inclusive and supportive environment for all of our children. Our children’s learning, development and wellbeing are at the heart of everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Epsom Primary and Nursery School

Please contact Madeleine Smith on 01372 720608 to arrange a visit. The school will be closed for half term between 22nd October and 31st October.

School location

Pound Lane, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8SD

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