St Marys Catholic Primary School
At St. Mary's we place the children at the heart of everything we do

Teaching Assistant - Special Educational Needs

SEN 2:1 Teaching Assistant


Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a rewarding teaching support role? Then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking to appoint a caring and skilled Teaching Assistant to work with a child with complex medical needs. The position is fixed term for 1 year initially with the view to being extended.


The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of working with children with special educational needs.
  • Be prepared to take part in appropriate training.
  • Have experience of working in educational setting.
  • Be caring, positive and committed.
  • Have the ability to form relationships and communicate effectively with children.
  • Be flexible and is able to use own initiative.
  • Be able to work and communicate effectively as part of a team



  • Supporting a child with special educational needs as part of a team
  • Recording and reporting on the child's progression.
  • Liaising with outside agencies.
  • Assisting with personnel care and lifting.
  • Promoting equal opportunities.


The hours are:  30 hours per week  Monday to Friday, term time only.

                        8:45am - 3:15pm (with ½ hour for lunch)


We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal records disclosure check.


For further details please contact:

Mrs C Pipkin (School Secretary)




Closing date: 23/09/2019

Interview date: 01/10/2019