This job expired on 7 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
18.75 hours/week, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 12.15pm, term time only plus two INSET days.
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary contract linked to SEN child(ren) which will end when the child leaves the school)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,933 - £19,698 depending on qualifications and experience
Actual salary
£8,095 - £8,614 depending on qualifications and experience

Job summary

Teaching Assistant - SEN/Inclusion Support Funded chid(ren).

The school seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, patient and caring Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant for a Part Time position at 18.75hours / week, The position is to support children in Reception year, with an Education Health Support Plan or Transition Support Funding.

We welcome applications from recent Graduates as well as people with experience of supporting children with additional needs.

The post will be a temporary contract, term-time only plus two INSET days, and continues until the child no longer needs support or leaves the school.

The successful applicant will:
Have an understanding of pupils with SEN and a holistic understanding of child development.
Be reliable and flexible.
Be calm and patient.
Be able to act on their own initiative.
Be able to carry out a speech and language programme under the guidance of the school’s Speech and Language Therapist.
Be able to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills.
Be confident to liaise with staff, parents and other professionals.
Have a professional attitude and understand the need for confidentiality.
Have high expectations for children’s learning and behaviour.

Additional allowances


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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Contact phone number
01225 423526

About Twerton Infant School

Twerton Infant School and Nursery for 2 - 7 year olds has an established reputation for being both inclusive and responsive to individual needs. We have and excellent on-site Forest School area that enables us to offer fantastic provision for children. We also follow the Thrive approach which supports children's wellbeing and mental health. Our motto is, "Twerton Infant School - the school that cares." This is embedded in everything we do.

School location

Poolemead Road, Bath, Somerset, BA2 1QR

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