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Temporary 1:1 Teaching Assistant – Two Positions

Required to start as soon as possible, until August 2021 (initially)


Kingsbridge Community Primary School is looking for two 1:1 Teaching Assistants to support children with additional needs.     We are looking for cheerful, motivated team players to work with children with receptive and expressive language skills and social and emotional needs.  A positive and encouraging attitude is essential, as is kindness, patience and an ability to use your initiative.    Training and support will be available to develop the role. 


As a Teaching Assistant you must be able to motivate and encourage our children in their learning.  You will need excellent communication skills, a good level of Maths and English and must be flexible to meet the changing needs of children. 


The posts are on a fixed term contract, initially until 31st August 2021.


For both posts we are looking for someone who:

  • is enthusiastic and hard-working and a good role model
  • is able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
  • can work with parents, staff and SENCO to support children’s learning
  • can set clear and consistent boundaries
  • is committed to creating excitement, creativity and independence in learning
  • has a reflective and evaluative approach to your work.
  • can provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs,

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 an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Closing Date: Tuesday, 5th January 2021.  Interviews to be held on Friday, 8th January 2021. 


This post commences as soon as possible and is 27.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, NJC B grade - £9.43 per hour.  Fixed Term Contract until August 2021.  Please contact Helen Leather for further details on Tel: 01548 580 551.  If you would like to apply for this post, please email for an application pack or see the job description and application form below.