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The safer recruitment of staff in our school is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children at Chipping Warden Primary Academy.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is recognised that this can only be achieved through sound procedures, good inter-agency cooperation and the recruitment and retention of competent, motivated employees who are suited to and fulfilled in the roles they undertake.


Chipping Warden Primary Academy recognises the value of, and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce which includes people from different backgrounds with different skills and abilities. The school is committed to ensuring that the recruitment and selection of all who work within the school is conducted in a manner that is systematic, efficient, effective and promotes equality of opportunity. The school will uphold its obligations under law and national collective agreements to not discriminate against applicants for employment on the grounds of age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or creed.

SEN Teaching Assistant required as soon as possible

Hours of work 27.50 per week- Term Time Only
(Salary Scale E/F point 5-7 £19312- £20092 pro rata depending on experience (£10.01 - £10.41 per hour)


We are looking to appoint an outstanding 1:1 behavioural support assistant to join our team. The new role will begin as soon as possible and is on a permanent basis.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and demonstrate positive behaviours whilst building up a good relationships. 
We are looking for outstanding candidates who have:
•    Experience of supporting social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
•    A patient and calm nature
•    The ability to work as part of a team, building relationships with children, staff and parents
•    Strong classroom management
•    Knowledge of working with pupils on the SEND register (Team-Teach training would be beneficial)
•    A commitment to their own professional development
We can offer:
•    Friendly and enthusiastic children who want to learn
•    An inclusive, happy school with a clear vision for our continued improvement
•    Talented and supportive staff who are committed to working collaboratively
•    A school that was rated as Good at its last Ofsted inspection


The closing date for applications is Friday 27 November and interviews will take place week beginning 30 November or 7 December 2020. Applications should be returned to


Please see below for an application pack. If you would like any further information please telephone Rachel Gallyot, Executive Head on 01295 660616.


Chipping Warden Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


SEN Teaching Assistant Job Description and Person Specification