16 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Term time
28.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (31/8/22)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,312 - £20,092
Actual salary
£12,848 - £13,367

Job summary

Having recently received an Ofsted ‘GOOD’ rating in June 2021, Knowle Primary School is rapidly progressing and is seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and talented SEND Teaching Assistant, to join our outstanding team and make a difference in children’s lives. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, a good team player and committed to supporting the learning of pupils with additional needs.

We are looking for candidates who:

• Experience of working within a primary school with a working knowledge of EYFS
• Can build relationships with and nurture pupils to enable positive educational outcomes.
• Good subject knowledge, particularly in English and Maths
• Excellent communication skills
• Working knowledge of supporting pupils with additional needs

Applying for the job

An application form and further details are available to download from the Learning Academies Trust’s and school’s websites: www.learningat.uk/recruitment/ or www.knowle-plymouth.co.uk/. If you would like a paper copy, please email hr@learningat.uk

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
383 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

About Knowle Primary School

Knowle are all very proud of the school and its children who, continue to go from strength to strength. Our aim at Knowle is to provide a rich and balanced curriculum that challenges every learner. Our staff are passionate about getting the very best out of every child ensuring that we maximise every learning opportunity. Our school is a vibrant, energetic learning environment whereby our children are enthused about their learning. We provide opportunities for our children to take risks and challenge themselves in their thinking as well as in their actions.

Knowle is rapidly raising standards and expectations. Staff constantly seek to improve their practice and in doing so provide children with the best opportunities to progress in their learning. Knowle is a unique and special school with the children at its heart. We create lasting memories for our children and ensure that their learning journey is enjoyable and rewarding.

As a school we pride ourselves on our warm and approachable nature. We operate on an open door policy that enables parents to feel part of our school community. We love a challenge at Knowle and like our children, we learn best when we are challenged to improve.

Arranging a visit to Knowle Primary School

If you would like more information or to arrange a visit, please contact the school 01752 365364

School location

Ringmore Way, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3QG

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