SEN Teaching Assistant

Fixed Term
Full Time
Starting in the summer term initially for 1 year
North Wheatley C of E Primary, Sturton Road, South Wheatley, Retford, DN22 9DH
Grade 2

Head Teacher: Miss H Sharpe NOR – 125

An exciting opportunity has become available at our outstanding village primary school for a suitably qualified SEND teaching assistant. The post is full-time to start in the Summer Term. It will be initially for one year but with the possibility of extending this in the future, should funding be secured

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team and work with a child with social, emotional and mental health needs.

We would love to hear from someone who has experience of working 1:1 with a child in a school setting; is confident in dealing with challenging behaviours and will share our commitment to developing the best possible learning environment, in which all children can fulfil their potential. We are looking for someone who will bring a sense of energy, enthusiasm and passion to the role; is talented at building relationships with challenging children, is a good communicator with colleagues and parents and is calm, compassionate and considerate in their approach.

As you will appreciate, we are unable to open the school to visitors at this time. However, there is a lot of information on the school website and on our school twitter pages which you may find useful. You are also welcome to contact school to discuss things further using the number below or by emailing

We protect the wellbeing of all our pupils by following the ‘Safer Recruiting’ procedures when making appointments and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms and further details can be obtained by contacting our school office on 01427 880409 or via e-mail: or by sending a SAE to: North Wheatley C of E Primary, Sturton Road, South Wheatley; DN22 9DH.

Closing date: Monday 8th March 2021 12pm, Interviews will be held later that week.

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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