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Teaching Assistant SEN Level 1

Job information
Salary £12259 - £12754 per annum, pay award pending
Organisation St James CE Primary Kimbolton
Hours 28 hours and 40 minutes per week (term time only for 38 weeks of the year)
Term/duration Fixed Term
Closing date 9 am on 11 June 2021
Interview date(s) Wednesday 16th June 2021

Job details

The Governors and Headteacher of this popular, successful rural school are seeking to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant to work 1-1 with a Year 1 child with special needs, from September 2021, initially for a year.

2 part-time positions may be considered for the right applicants. Please indicate if you are applying for a part-time position 

Experience of working in the Early Years/KS 1 setting as a SEN Teaching Assistant is desirable; an aptitude of patience, understanding and willingness to learn would also be welcome. The successful applicant will ideally have the ability to approach situations with patience and sensitivity, along with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys interacting and supporting pupils, accordingly to individual needs and skills.


We can offer you an enthusiastic and supportive school community and environment, a school committed to your professional development and well being and supportive staff, parents and governors.

Informal visits can be arranged by emailing the school office.  

Interviews will be finalised once shortlisting has taken place. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Kimbolton St. James’ C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All vacancies that involve working with vulnerable adults and children will be subject to a criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced level.

For more information contact

Application forms and further details are available from Mrs. Sue Moss, School Business Manager. Tel (01568) 612691 or email

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.