Vacancy Summary

2x Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Salary: Band 5 SCP 4-6

Full Time, Temporary for one year in the first instance 

Start date: 1 September 2024

Bankfoot Primary School sits in the heart of a supportive and ambitious community. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join our team.  

Vacancy Information

The successful candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic, creative and committed in providing excellent and enjoyable learning experience for young children
  • Be passionate about giving young children the very best start in life
  • Have a calm, confident, respectful and professional manner.
  • Be an excellent communicator with a commitment to working closely with parents and outside agencies
  • Be flexible and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Consistently promote the school's vision, ethos and high expectations
  • Have high expectations of both adults’ and children’s achievement and behaviour
  • Be prepared to be a First Aider
  • Be prepared to undertake Lunchtime Supervision

What you can expect from us:

  • Polite well-behaved children who are keen to learn
  • Hardworking, supportive and welcoming staff, committed to continuous school improvement
  • A school that is proud of the diverse community which it serves
  • A commitment to your professional development

Please contact the school office if you would like to arrange a visit to the school- 01274 732068 or

Application pack is available to download from

Candidates must apply online for this post. Please email your completed application to

Closing Date & Shortlisting: 12 Noon, Thursday 20 June 2024 

Interview date: Friday 28 June 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required

Please note: CVs are not accepted for this post 

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