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Knights Templar

Community Church School and Nursery

‘From Little Acorns Oak Trees Grow’


Current Vacancy:


Teaching Assistant - 24.5 hours per week, fixed term, term time only.


Pay grade dependent on experience.


We are looking for a teaching assistant to join our dedicated team working specifically to support children with special educational needs.


The successful candidate will be working closely with the class teacher, SENCo, parents and professionals from external agencies and will be responsible for adapting the curriculum for the child, carrying out 1:1 interventions, tracking and monitoring progress.


The ideal candidate will:


  • NVQ Level 3
  • Have experience working as a teaching assistant with primary age children
  • Be passionate about inclusion and meeting children’s individual needs
  • Be highly motivated, resilient and committed to securing the best possible outcomes for our children
  • Be positive, proactive and always solution focused
  • Have high expectations of yourself and the children you work with
  • Be a team player with a good sense of humour
  • Be willing to ‘go the extra mile’ for our pupils
  • Be able to use initiative to introduce interesting ways of learning
  • Have a commitment to their own professional development


In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed team who are passionate about their school and determined to see all children succeed
  • Keen and enthusiastic children, who want to learn
  • A wonderful school environment with extensive grounds to enhance learning
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
  • A commitment to you and your professional development


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure is required.


Applicant deadline: By noon on Friday 25th September 2020

Interview: To be arranged during the week of the 28th September 2020


Candidates are invited to contact the school and even with the current Covid-19 restrictions, we would encourage you to arrange to visit the school. Please book an appointment via the school office: 01984 634385.




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