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Teaching Assistant - St Mary's Base

We have a vacancy for someone to join our friendly Secondary team at St Mary’s Base from 7th November 2022, or sooner if possible. The role is to work as a member of our SEND support team, providing in class learning assistance and 1:1 or small group learning and support sessions. The right person will ideally have experience of supporting children with additional needs or will be keen and willing to learn how to provide specialist support. The post is for 31.25 hours per week in term time, with paid holiday and bank holiday entitlement. There may be the need to attend INSET days; this will be paid on a timesheet. The post holder will work under the supervision of the SENDCO and the Senior Leadership Team.


What can we offer?

  • Supportive colleagues, committed to professional learning and development
  • Opportunities and training to develop specialist skills in learning support and working with children with a range of education needs
  • Outstanding technology: an iPad for each member of teaching and support staff, 1:1 iPads for each child, a wide range of online resources and learning platforms to support teaching
  • Three Project Weeks during the year offering adventure, creativity and deep learning, in which staff can explore their own interests and those of their students
  • Bespoke learning spaces and resources to support students with SEND, including the Primary and Secondary ‘Harbours’ (personalised work and wellbeing spaces) and a dedicated Sensory Room


Start date: 7th November 2022

Hours of attendance: 31.25 per week

Salary to be discussed at interview