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Teaching Assistant Level 1 SEN

Kingsmoor Lower School, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary FTE: £17,842 - £18,562 (FTE) (£9.25 - £9.62 per hour)

Job summary

Immediate Start:

We are looking for a passionate and conscientious SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team, and to support a child in Early Years 1 who has an Education, Health and Care Plan.
This post is available for an immediate start and on a Fixed Term basis. You will work with a named child, and the post is subject to the child remaining at Kingsmoor.

A sense of humour along with the ability to remain calm, patient and an empathetic manner will be essential in supporting this pupil to meet his full potential.

If you are able to work independently using your initiative, have the ability to adapt to differing needs, be engaging and self-motivated, we would love you to join our team.

The successful candidate will have:

• An NVQ L2 or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification
• An approachable and resilient attitude
• A passion for supporting children to be the best they can be
• A willingness to try different approaches to enhance learning
• Experience of working with Pupils with SEND (ideally pupils with ASD)
• Strong Numeracy and Literacy skills

Employee benefits

N.B. The contract is for 30 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days

Applying for the job

Expressions of interest should be made to the school office who will then begin the application process.
Application packs are available from the school office, or call on 01525712488 or email: schooloffice@kingsmoorschool.co.uk

Closing date for applicants: Thursday 24th September noon.
Interview date: Thursday 1st October

Completed application forms should be returned to Kingsmoor Lower School via post, hand or email to schooloffice@kingsmoorschool.co.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 181 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 9
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Kingsmoor Lower School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email schooloffice@kingsmoorschool.co.uk

About Kingsmoor Lower School

Kingsmoor Lower School is a friendly, Values-based School, with a strong, nurturing ethos, situated in Flitwick. We encourage children and staff to develop a ‘growth mindset’ when it comes to their potential to ‘build their brains’ and be the best they can be.

For more information please visit our website at :


Arranging a visit to Kingsmoor Lower School

Unfortunately, due to current Covid-19 restrictions we are not able to offer visits to the school.

School location

Kingsmoor Close, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1EY