Teaching Assistant

St Sebastian’s CE Primary School 

High Street, Great Gonerby, Grantham, Lincs

Job Category
Teaching Assistant
Job Location(s)
Great Gonerby
18,562 - 19,698 pa pro rata
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Term Time Only
Closing Date
Job Reference

1:1 Teaching Assistant– to commence as soon as possible

£18,562 - £19,698 pa pro rata

32.5 hrs a week / 39 weeks  (6.5 hrs/day)

The above post is to work with two children in school who both have EHCP plans.

The Governors are delighted to be able to advertise this post to support our highly experienced staff in our small church school to ensure the needs of all pupils are met effectively. In the first instance this post is to provide enhanced provision for two pupils with Education and Health Care Plans.

We would welcome and support colleagues who are able to fulfil the following requirements:

• Holds an NVQ3 or equivalent;

• Has experience of supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disability;

• Has a variety of skills to support and manage pupils with special educational needs;

• Has an empathic and nurturing nature;

• Is enthusiastic, committed and professional;

• Can use their initiative;

• Works well as part of a team


The Role

The children the successful candidate will be supporting are enthusiastic and affectionate, with a really positive attitude to discovery and learning. The role will require someone with a caring, patient attitude and the ability to recognise and celebrate small steps in learning whilst encouraging independence and maintaining dignity. The role will include some additional personal care & hygiene duties. Previous experience of tailoring curriculum requirements to suit a child’s Additional Educational Needs and Disabilities would be an advantage. The successful applicant must also be flexible, enjoy working as part of a team and liaise effectively with parents and other professional agencies.

The successful applicants will hold a relevant qualification (NVQ Level 3 or above, in the field of education) or have a proven track record of experience as a 1:1 TA within a primary school setting.

 Visits to the school can be arranged outside of school hours.

Please email amy.parnham@gvsf.school for a person specification and application form.

Closing date is noon on Monday 19th April 2021 with interviews to be scheduled for the Wednesday 21st April 2021.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants please note that these posts are subject to enhanced DBS 

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.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

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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