4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,481.00 Annually (Actual) L2 (SCP 4-5)

SEND Teaching Assistant Early Years job summary

We are looking for a caring and patient Teaching Assistant to support the teaching and learning of pupils with Special Educational Needs   on a 1:1 or small group basis. This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented individual to work with specific children in our Early Years team, and make a real difference to their achievement, by challenging barriers to learning.

This is a fixed term position in the first instance, starting in January 2024.

This post would suit a graduate interested in working with children or potentially going into teacher training.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious and hard working individual to support teaching and learning, working with a range of children with different backgrounds, abilities and needs. You would support in all subjects and would be guided by our brilliant teachers.

The hours are 8.30am to 3.45pm Monday to Thursday and  8.30am to 1.15pm on Friday (term time only), 31.25 hours per week in total. The actual annual salary is £16,481.

The closing date for applications is 6th December, or earlier if a suitable candidate is appointed.

Candidates will need to:

  • Have some experience or knowledge of working with children
  •           Be able to communicate well with pupils, colleagues and parents
  •           Have gained at least a Grade C or above (or the equivalent of) in GCSE English and  maths

As a school, we offer the following:

  •    A friendly, supportive and collaborative team of staff
  •    A working environment in which staff are valued and appreciated
  •    Rewarding career progression opportunities and regular training
  •    A strong SENDCo team who mentor new recruits and deliver a helpful induction programme -
  •    An original well-being package with leave of absence during term time


There is a real 'can do' attitude amongst everyone at Stopsley. Please come and see for yourself – visits are welcomed (even during the school holidays). Please contact the School Business Manager to arrange a convenient time, or if you would just like an informal chat to find out more information please email sbm@stopsley.primaryluton.co.uk in the first instance.

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About Stopsley Community Primary School

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

Stopsley Community Primary School and Nursery is a thriving and active school in Luton that provides a secure, happy and stimulating environment in which children are able to fulfil their potential.

Children only get one go at life. We do everything that we can to make sure that the children who come to our school get the very best. We give them the very best teaching, the best learning, the best resources, the best support and the best opportunities that they can have. Every child matters to us and we make sure that they can all really go places.

We pride ourselves at Stopsley on success. Our children all achieve well. We are passionate about sport, music, art and drama as well as providing a variety of learning experiences which enable our children to make choices, solve problems, become independent learners and set their own high standards. Our children are inspired. They aspire to make something special of themselves and they work incredibly hard - taking risks and always showing a growth mindset.

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