SEND Teaching Assistant

Irthlingborough Nursery and Infant School, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5TT

9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    11 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Linked to Named Child)

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,887 - £19,264

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Are you enthusiastic, versatile, and looking for a Teaching Assistant opportunity? We need you in our team!

We are looking for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our school community, dedicated to giving all children great learning experiences. We are looking for a candidate with SEND experience for the provision of some one to one support but this role also involves working with all children within the classroom environment.

You should have proven experience of working with primary school aged children, ideally as a Teaching Assistant, and have good all-round literacy and numeracy, with at least NVQ2 or equivalent qualifications in both English and Maths. You should have a calm and empathetic approach, a good sense of humour, be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for all teaching and learning activities and always maintain confidentiality. Training in or experience of delivering phonics and of supporting writing would be advantageous. Experience of working within an Early Years environment would be beneficial. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

You should be able to demonstrate commitment to our positive school ethos and in return we can offer you the opportunity to work as a member of a team of committed and supportive staff, parents and governors, with friendly, enthusiastic children.

This contract is fixed term as it is linked to the funding provided for a named child.

Hours of work - You will be required to work 27.5 hrs per week Monday-Friday, 38 weeks per year. Daily hours are 8:45- 3:20 with 1 hr and 5 minutes for lunch. Please note that holidays cannot be taken in term time, but an allowance for holiday entitlement is paid accordingly.

Using the application form

Applications must be on a Trust application form and should be returned to Laura Civil at Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

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Supporting documents

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

About Irthlingborough Nursery and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
320 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Contact email
Contact phone number
01933 654921

We are delighted to share our happy and successful school with you. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff provide a welcoming and nurturing setting where children feel safe, happy and are keen to learn.

We recognise that all children are individuals and that they learn at different rates and in different ways. By getting to know each child and making careful checks on how well they are learning we can, together with you, ensure that they make rapid progress. 

We give high priority to personal and social development and are proud of the excellent standards of behaviour that our children demonstrate.

We encourage children to be active learners, to be aware of how they can improve and to be proud of genuine effort. We reward and celebrate success in all aspects of school and home life. These are important formative years which lay down the attitudes towards learning which influences future school and life achievements for all children. 

We provide a full and engaging curriculum in both the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One so that we can develop all children's learning. Our broad and balanced curriculum prepares children well for life in modern Britain.

We are proud to be part of the Learning for Life Education Trust and we work closely with the other schools in our Trust.

We look forward to meeting with you and your child, and to working with you in partnership to provide an enjoyable and stimulating start to their school life.

Arranging a visit to Irthlingborough Nursery and Infant School

Visits to the school are welcome. For further information or to make an appointment to visit, please contact Katherine Ratcliffe on 01933 654900

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