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SEN Teaching Assistant (mainstream)

Closing Date: Wednesday 6 January 2021 at 12pm

Interview Date: Friday 8 January 2021

Contract / Hours: Fixed Term.

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B 

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday  8.30am -3.00pm

Location of Role: Ashley Infant School

Contact e-mail address:


Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking, kind and enthusiastic person who enjoys working with children to join our dedicated classroom support team with immediate effect.

You will be working alongside the class teacher, in a mainstream class, supporting children who have an EHCP or special educational needs. This 30 hour role is in Year 1 and includes supporting pupils with ASD and learning difficulties. The role involves working closely with the teaching team and outside agencies to provide flexible, inclusive learning for our children.

The role is fixed term for this academic year initially and is dependent upon the child with an EHCP remaining at our school. The post is term time only. 

The successful candidates will:

  • Have good communications skills
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Be enthusiastic, self-motivated, creative and able to use their initiative.
  • Have an understanding of confidentiality and safeguarding
  • Be caring, understanding and patient
  • Have high expectations of our pupils and what they can achieve
  • Have an ability to keep pupils motivated and engaged
  • Be able to support the physical & personal care needs of our pupils
  • Contribute to observations and assessments of pupils
  • Have good behaviour management skills
  • Be a good team player
  • Have minimum NVQ level 2 in Childcare & Education


We can offer you:

  • A friendly and inclusive school passionate about the wellbeing and achievement of our pupils
  • Support and training from dedicated and experienced staff


Application Procedure

Visits to the school are currently not possible, however you can do a virtual tour of our school on our website and we are happy to answer any questions via email.

Application Packs can be sent to you electronically if you send an e-mail to  For further details about our school please visit our web site