Position: Teaching Assistant 1:1 SEN 

Contract: Temporary

Salary: Grade 5 (salary)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) - full time; salary £18,975

DBS check: Enhanced

Closing date: 12:00pm Monday 9th October 2023


The governors of Chelford CE Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant to join our team and play an integral role in the next phase of the School’s development. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the needs of a SEN pupil on a 1:1 arrangement. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner who possesses a positive, ‘can do’ attitude, flexibility and a desire to make a difference to our pupils’ lives. In addition, the successful candidate will have relevant and recent experience working in a primary classroom setting, high expectations and a commitment to ensuring that pupils with additional needs are able to prosper and succeed, both personally and academically.


We are looking for a team player; someone who is willing to work alongside others and under the guidance of class teachers and the Headteacher. Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate in a positive, encouraging manner are essential qualities. The successful candidate will work alongside, and support, pupils with specific learning needs; experience of working with children with autism, delivering strategies identified on EHCPs and SEN Support Plans would be desirable.


Working hours are 8:30am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday, which includes 30 minutes lunchtime supervision. 


Chelford CE Primary School is committed to promoting the wellbeing and safety of all pupils and staff and is wholly committed to safeguarding all members of the School community. Any appointment would be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and satisfactory references.


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Information Pack 

(Job Description and Person Specification)

Cheshire East job description 

Teaching assistant with SEN

Application form 

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