1:1 Teaching Assistant

North Cockerington C of E Primary School, School Lane, North Cockerington, Louth, LN11 7EP

Job Location(s)
North Cockerington
G3: 18,065 - 19,171
Job Category
Schools - Support
G3 (Point 6 - 9) 10,649 - 11,301 (part time equivalent salary)
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Duration of Temp Contract
For as long as the child remains on roll
Contact Name
Clare Owen
Contact Phone Number
01507 327258
Contact Email Address
Web Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

G3 (Point 6 - 9) £18,065 - £19,171 pro rata.

Actual annual salary (£10,649 – 11,301).

    22.5 hours per week, 39 weeks of the year.

We are looking for a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to support a child in Reception showing social communication difficulties and Global Developmental Delay.

The successful candidate would need to:

  • support a smooth transition into school and encourage independence
  • support in developing speech, language and communication skills in order for the child to make themselves understood and communicate with others
  • deliver a twice daily Speech and Language Therapy Programme.
  • initiate and scaffold play and support the child to express their emotions appropriately
  • work under the direction of the class teacher and modify work to suit the child’s needs
  • encourage active participation in all learning
  • work with outside agencies, such as The Working Together Team
  • assess the child’s learning against Individual Education Plan and Education, Health and Care Plan targets.

A candidate that has knowledge and training in working with children with communication and interaction difficulties and interventions such as FRIENDS or ELSA interventions, would be desirable, but not essential, as training would be given.

If you would like to work in a Federation of schools that is committed to providing children with an ‘outstanding’ learning experience, aims to continually develop and grow, and where teamwork and the professional development of all staff is important, we would love to hear from you.

As a small rural school, we offer a caring and friendly school environment.

We can offer:

  • Polite, enthusiastic, hardworking children.
  • Friendly and supportive staff who are committed to enhancing the learning and progress of our children.
  • A welcoming family atmosphere and caring ethos based on Church School Values.
  • Pleasant, rural village schools, with supportive parents.

Further information and an application form is available from and should be returned to:  Mrs C Owen, Bursar, North Cockerington CE Primary School Lane, North Cockerington  LN11 7EP; E-mail enquiries@north-cockerington.lincs.sch.uk; Telephone 01507 327258.  An Application Form can also be downloaded from our website – www.north-cockerington.lincs.sch.uk

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 20th September Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1st October. Please note only applicants selected for interview will receive a response. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Children Barred list and medical checks and the ability to converse at ease with people and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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