Headteacher: Mrs Anita Whitehurst BA (hons), PGCE, NPQH
Tel: 01767 680692


Classroom Teaching Assistant/SEN Support TA

SEN Point 3, Monday to Friday 11.30 to 3.30


Do you feel passionately about the teaching and learning of children and are you prepared to strive to enable every pupil to achieve their full potential?


We are looking to recruit an outstanding and creative enthusiastic teaching assistant to work initially in Years 4, 5 and 6. The successful applicant should have experience of working with children within a classroom environment and be committed to improving the outcomes all pupils. We are looking for an enthusiastic Level 2 qualified Teaching Assistant to work each day during the afternoon between 11.30 and 3.30 Monday to Friday, term time only with additional training days on a pro rata basis.  (Initially this role will involve supporting a child/group of children from 11.30 to 1.30 and then working in the classroom from 1.30 onwards).  The position is permanent and will commence once DBS checks and references are obtained, as we are a safer recruitment school. We would encourage you to visit and experience our school for yourselves.


St Swithun’s is a friendly, caring and hardworking school. We offer commitment to professional development and a strong team spirit. Application forms are available from the school office or are downloadable from our website (stswithunssandy.co.uk) and click on recruitment.


The closing date for this position is Friday 10th January 2020. Interviews will be held on Friday 17th January 2020.  Please return to Mrs S Shields, St Swithun’s C of E VC Primary School, Ivel Road, Sandy, Beds, SG19 1AX.


Teaching Assistant working directly with children with additional needs

Salary:  Point 3 Pro Rata

Hours:   11 hours, 40 minutes per week, Monday to Friday 1.10-3.30pm


We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support children with additional needs within their class during afternoon sessions. This role is on a fixed term basis as it is covering a vacancy (initially for the Spring and Summer term 2020). The staff and governors at St Swithun’s are looking for applicants who will work tirelessly to build children’s self-confidence and inspire them in order that they reach their full potential.

Our school is fully committed to keeping our children safe; therefore applicants will be subject to a DBS check, stringent vetting and induction processes including references being sought prior to interview. This role will commence as soon as recruitment checks have been completed.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our supportive and friendly team, then please contact the school to arrange a visit; visits are warmly welcomed. Also, you may request an application pack from Mrs Sharon Shields on 01767 680692 or via email at schooloffice@stswithuns.cbeds.co.uk, or from the school’s website www.stswithunssandy.co.uk


Closing Date:          Friday 10th January 2020

Interview Date:       Friday 17th January 2020

Application Forms

When applying for any position please ensure that you complete an equal opportunities form and return to us along with the application form.

Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff Application Form
Teaching Staff Guidance Notes
Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Non Teaching Staff

Non Teaching Application Form
Non Teaching Guidance Notes


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