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Bishop's Waltham Junior School

Teaching Assistant (Predominantly 1:1)


  • Closing Date: Friday 08 Jun 2018 (Noon)
  • Interview Date(s): Monday 18 Jun 2018
  • Job Start Date: Saturday 01 Sep 2018
  • Contract/Hours: Fixed-term contract, Full-time
  • Salary Type: Support Staff
  • Salary Details: Grade B
  • Hours of Work: 5 Mornings / 3 Afternoons / 2 lunchtimes
  • Location of Role: Bishop's Waltham Junior School
  • Contact e-mail address:

Job/Person Summary

We are looking for a friendly, flexible and professional person to work in our school supporting a child (in class) with an Education, Health and Care Plan in the morning sessions and as a classroom TA in the afternoons.

The successful candidate would be supporting a child, who has profound hearing loss, to take a full and active part in the curriculum. The pupil, who will start in Y3 in September, has delayed speech, language and communication skills and receives ongoing involvement and support from the Hearing Advisory Team.

The post will be fixed-term dependent on the Education, Health and Care Plan.

You will be committed to developing effective working relationships with the child, parents and staff, while contributing to the individual pupil's development, working with the Class Teacher to support the pupil across a wide range of activities.

The successful candidate will:
• Have experience of working with children with SEN within a school setting
• Have relevant experience/qualifications to support the child with her development
• Understand the importance of working to the individual targets as detailed in the child's individual plan.
• Be able to use their initiative to meet the needs of the pupil, whilst maintaining our inclusive ethos
• Have excellent communication skills, relating well to children, colleagues and parents
• Be resilient, flexible, organised and resourceful
• Have a calm, positive and kind approach
• Be able to demonstrate a good sense of humour
• Have a clear understanding of confidentiality and safeguarding procedures
• Be competent with written/spoken English and mathematics

We can offer:
• Training needed to fulfil this role
• A highly supportive and dedicated team
• A strong caring ethos
• Children who thrive on praise and are eager to progress through exciting learning

Overview of role:
• 5 mornings supporting pupil (1:1) in class
• 3 afternoons - classroom teaching assistant which may involve small group intervention work.
• 2 lunchtimes - providing extra supervision on the playground

Application Procedure

Please contact Mrs Sam Baldwin to make an appointment to visit the school and /or an application pack.

Tel No. 01489 892368 or email

For further information about our school please visit our website at

Bishop's Waltham Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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