SEN 1-2-1 Teaching Assistant - Highweek Community Primary & Nursery School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £9.99 - £10.39 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work alongside our SENDCo and teachers, to promote an alternative child-centred approach to meeting the needs of our pupils who have been identified as having complex needs. You will need to have a positive mindset, combined with resilience and determination to improve outcomes. You will need to be highly organised, pro-active, versatile and resilient. Knowledge and experience of working with pupils with SEND is desirable, particularly expertise in supporting pupils diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Condition.

The post is temporary due to the special needs of a pupil.

Responsibilities will include providing a bespoke curriculum. This will require preparing provision alongside the teacher and the SENDCo.

You will be flexible, patient, hardworking and committed to maximising learning opportunities for children. Experience of working with medical or emotional needs would be desirable.

We are looking for someone who can inspire children and colleagues and who is willing to ‘go the extra mile’.

We can offer support from a successful team with regular professional development.

Previous experience is an advantage.

You will need to be an energetic, supportive and a positive team player, who has a sense of humour and excellent communication skills with knowledge of SEN. ICT skills are essential and the flexibility to attend twilight training sessions on occasion. A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school will be important. You must be willing to contribute to the continued improvement of our school in its journey from Good to Outstanding.

Interested and want to know more about us? Why not look at these links:
Ofsted report July 17
Website address

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Please download the application form below and, once completed, return to
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
Interview Date: 13 September 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
  • Work Postcode

    TQ12 1TX

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    £9.99 - £10.39 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    30 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required