Teaching Assistant Level 2 (SEN 1:1)

Teaching Assistant Level 2 (SEN 1:1)

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant Level 2 from September 2024, to initially work 1:1 with a new pupil with an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).

Candidates must be able to support children who have mild–severe learning difficulties, emotional and behavioural difficulties. An ideal candidate will have the following experience and areas of expertise:

  • Experience in working in a Primary School environment
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm for supporting children with SEN
  • Be able to provide personal care in line with an EHCP
  • Knowledge and experience of using Makaton (not essential)
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm in making a positive difference

In addition, the right candidate will have the ability and flexibility to support all pupils in the classroom environment, but also small groups or focused 1:1, for accelerated progress. We are looking for someone who is; positive, patient, kind, who has a good sense of humour and would like to be part of a friendly team. Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more details

Working hours are 8.45am to 3.15pm: 30 hours per week, grade F, point 7-10, 39 weeks per year. Starting salary approximately £16,867 to £18,037 per annum. This role includes supporting children at lunchtime so a lunch break will be allocated either side of the pupil lunch hour.  

How to apply

Newburgh Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. All completed application forms and equality details forms should be returned by email to:

Newburgh Primary School

Kipling Avenue


CV34 6LD


Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed.  Please contact the school office on 01926 775453 or by email admin2325@welearn365.com. Please also see our website www.newburghprimaryschool.co.uk or Twitter page @NewburghPrimary for further information and an insight into our school community.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 28th June 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 2nd July 2024