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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant required to start in September 2021


Bishop Henderson Primary School is village school with a happy working environment, dedicated staff, friendly children and supportive parents and governors.  The school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2017. 


We are seeking to recruit a teaching assistant who has experience of working with children and enjoys helping them to learn.   This post will involve working one to one with a Key Stage 2 child with challenging behaviour who struggles to maintain focus in school due to attachment difficulties.  There will also be opportunities to carry out in class support and work with small groups.


Training about attachment disorder and emotion coaching will be provided.


The position is for term time only for 10-15 hours per week plus 5 inset days.  There is flexibility to negotiate the number of hours worked for the right candidate.  


Salary:  Grade 15.3 £18,562 per annum pro rata (£9.62 per hour)

Actual salary based on 15 hours £6,416


The successful candidate will be:

  • Committed to safeguarding and confidentiality.
  • Caring and committed to inclusion.
  • Professional, reliable and flexible.
  • Calm, consistent and resilient.
  • Able to follow school policies and guidelines.
  • Able to cooperate and liaise well with the SENDCo and other professionals.


Closing date: Monday 14th June

Interview date: 17th June


Application forms to be submitted via email to: