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VACANCY – SEND Teaching Assistant (posted 6/1/21)

Post Title (Subject):       SEND Teaching Assistant

Grade:                          Grade 5 (pts 11 – 14) £21748 – £23080 pro rata (qualified TA)

Allowances:                  No management allowance / Not applicable

Hours Contract:             Part Time 28.75 hours per week.  Fixed term linked with Y1 pupils’ EHCPs

Closing Date:                  Wednesday 20th January 2021 12noon

Interview Date:             Thursday 28th January 2021

Start Date:                     Monday 1st February 2021 or ASAP

We are looking for a highly motivated and excellent teaching assistant to play a significant role in the next journey for the school, in supporting children with EHCP plans.  The post is for 28.75 hours per week, and is fixed term linked to individual pupil’s EHCPs.

This post would also be suitable for an unqualified person who is looking to start their career as a Teaching Assistant.  Unqualified Teaching Assistants will be paid at Grade 3 (pts 4 – 6) £18933 – £19698 pro rata.

The Governing Body are looking for an inspiring person with excellent potential.  The successful candidate will want to truly understand the needs of the children they are working with, and then be adaptive in meeting those needs using rigorous systems and creativity to support them in exceeding their expectations.

As highly effective, self-reflecting practitioners, you will be able to:

  • Be a role model to children through being highly achieving and inspiring in all that you do,
  • Promote the highest standards of teaching and learning through minute by minute assessment for learning, and
  • Operate effectively within a team to ensure the whole school community succeeds by everyone succeeding.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Excellent Numeracy, Literacy and Phonics knowledge with a demonstrable ability to integrate them into child led curriculum
  • A passion for teaching
  • Many personal skills and talents to inspire children
  • A passion or talent to offer the wider school community

You will be joining a friendly, supportive and hard-working team.

Please see Job Description and Personal Specification here:

TA Job Description – Person Specification

GCC Application Form

Although visits to the school are not possible because of the current restrictions, you are welcome to contact the school office on 01453 832382 to speak with the head teacher.

Please email completed application forms, with a supporting letter, to Sarah Edwards at, or post to the school address.  CVs will not be accepted.


GCC Application Form


Nailsworth CofE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment.  All posts within the school are subject to enhanced DBS checks.