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  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Full-time equivalent salary

£21,967.72 - £22,776.63 Annually (FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

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).

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting pupil engagement and ensuring the safety of the supported pupil at all times
  • Support pupil in managing challenging behaviour
  • Engaging in child-initiated learning 
  • Modelling effective communication and desired behaviours
  • Communication with parents/carers and staff 
  • Creating engaging activities which link to current topics
  • Working with external supporting professionals and adapting practice according to advice

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:

  • Experienced of working with children with a range of learning needs, including social and communication needs.
  • Reflective, good humoured, and keen to try out new ideas
  • Confident in dealing with avoidant or challenging behaviours
  • Dedicated to forming a relationship with the pupils they support
  • Enthusiastic and motivated 
  • Patient and calm 
  • Has relevant experience working with children with social/communication needs
  • Willing to undertake relevant training related to support
  • Keen to work as part of a team and share ideas and good practice
  • Has 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 be accepted. 

All applicants will be notified of the shortlisting decisions by email. References for shortlisted candidates will be requested before interviews. 

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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About The Trinity Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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