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The Trinity Partnership

SEN Teaching Assistant


The Norman Church of England Primary School

(a part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust)

is seeking to appoint a


SEN Teaching Assistant

Payscale: Scale C (£16,863 - £17,391 per annum/pro rata)


DEMAT and The Norman Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support children with SEND. Monday to Friday, afternoon sessions, 11.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year. Required ASAP on a temporary contract, initially for 2 terms.


You will have:

  • teaching assistant qualification (ideally)
  • experience of working with early years children in a reception or KS1 setting – ideally with some experience of working with children with SEND
  • an interest in helping children to develop their full potential & a positive learning behaviour
  • the ability to communicate effectively to all members of the school team and collaborate well with others
  • flexibility to adapt duties and responsibilities as per the needs of the pupils in your care
  • experience of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • a positive mind-set that encourages and establishes supportive relationships with children, parents and staff
  • the ability to think on your feet, show initiative and be a team player

In return we can offer you:

  • a team approach to planning & provision
  • a supportive, enthusiastic & talented staff team
  • delightful children who are well motivated and want to learn
  • friendly & supportive parents & governors


For more information and an application pack, please visit our website

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, to arrange an appointment please call Mrs Banwell, our School Secretary, on 01366 728241 or email the office at Applications may be returned by email to


Closing Date: Wednesday 10th October 2018 (midday)

Interviews: Tuesday 16th October 2018


We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by 17th October 2018 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview and that due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not receive an interview this time please do not let this stop you applying for further posts advertised across DEMAT in the future.

The Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check.