We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated,
passionate and innovative Teaching Assistant, to join our wonderful team. The
successful candidate will be a good team player, have a flexible approach and
have the ability to develop positive behaviour strategies with children.
The post is for 5 mornings a week (8.30am – 12 noon) plus 3
afternoons (to be agreed) , term-time only (39 weeks per year).
pupil engagement and ensuring the safety of the supported pupil at all
pupil in managing challenging behaviour
in child-initiated learning
effective communication and desired behaviours
with parents/carers and staff
engaging activities which link to current topics
with external supporting professionals and adapting practice according to
The successful candidates will have some experience of
working with children in an educational setting. You will be a supportive
and welcoming presence in the classroom with the dedication to inspire the
children to meet their full potential.
The ideal Candidate is:
of working with children with a range of learning needs, including social
and communication needs.
good humoured, and keen to try out new ideas
in dealing with avoidant or challenging behaviours
to forming a relationship with the pupils they support
relevant experience working with children with social/communication needs
to undertake relevant training related to support
to work as part of a team and share ideas and good practice
a commitment to Christian values
If this is you then we would love to meet you. This is an
exciting opportunity to join a friendly caring team of professionals, who are
committed to providing the very best for every child in our school. Applications
can be submitted via MyNewTerm and accessible via the school website
www.trinityprimaryacademy.dsat.org.uk/vacancies. Please refer to the Person
Specification when completing your application form.
We welcome visits to the school prior to application.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position and would like to
have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the
post, please give us a call and we will be happy to help you with as much
detail as possible to support this process.
When you have enough information to make your decision to
apply, please complete all sections of the application form. CVs will not
All applicants will be notified of the shortlisting
decisions by email. References for shortlisted candidates will be requested
The Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in
employment and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced
DBS check and satisfactory references.
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