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Grade 3 1:1 TA  Vacancy


We are looking for a dedicated and ambitious teaching assistant to work alongside the teaching staff to support a Year 4 child on a 1-1 basis. The role will involve working with the child outside the classroom supporting learning and also supporting the child in integrating into the class.

The successful candidate will need to: 

  • Have a commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best, regardless of their background or starting point; 
  • Develop a thorough understanding of a child’s individual needs and adapt teaching and learning accordingly
  • Have excellent skills in Numeracy and Literacy
  • Have the ability to support social communication and language skills
  • Promote and nurture independence
  • Use their initiative to adapt activities to meet the needs of the individual
  • Be proactive and flexible
  • Be a team player with a positive approach
  • Liaise with the child’s family and professionals involved
  • Build positive working relationships with children and to motivate and inspire them to achieve their goals.

In return we can offer you:

  • A friendly, supportive and experienced staff team.
  • Relevant CPD to support you in the role.
  • Friendly children with a positive attitude to learning.
  • A dedicated SENCO Team to support you in this role.
  • A supportive Governing Body
  • An ethos of inclusivity
  • Opportunities to work in collaboration with other schools


Closing Date: 12pm 30th June 2023