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TEACHING ASSISTANT 1:1 / 1:2 SUPPORT - Mayplace Primary School

Post Title:     TEACHING ASSISTANT 1:1 / 1:2 support



Status:            Temporary (until July 2020) with a view to possibly becoming a permanent role

Hours/Percentage of Week:  15 hours per week (mornings). Mon-Friday, term time only  

Weeks per year:  TERM TIME ONLY- 39 WEEK

Grade:  PFT C1 – C2 (£21,332 - £21,759 FTE)

Post Start Date:    6th January 2020 or as soon as possible afterwards

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 4th December 12 noon. Interviews Monday 9th December 2019


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team. We are a popular, oversubscribed primary school, celebrating our best ever outcomes for children, with a Resourced Provision for 15 children on the Autistic Spectrum.


The ideal candidate will share our vision and commitment to upholding our high standards and aspirations for our children.


An understanding of Autism and previous experience of using strategies to enable children to access the curriculum is essential. Experience of using TEACCH AND PECS would be an advantage.  Applicants with experience of supporting children with special educational needs in a school setting and who wish to develop their career will be considered.


Candidates are expected to have GCSE level English and Mathematics and may be required to assist pupils across EYFS, KS1 AND KS2.


We are supported by the Primary First Trust an effective primary only academy chain who support us in offering exceptional CPD. At any stage of your career we can offer bespoke tailored training which can support your individual needs and career aspirations. The Trust offers an excellent and unique opportunity for local career progression.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and other employment checks.


The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please email or 01322 523256.

For further information about the school please visit the school website


To apply for this vacancy please send completed application form to for an application pack or to find out further details about the post.


References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Working in partnership with


  • The Primary First Trust
  • The White House, Clifton Marine Parade,
  • Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0DY
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  • The Primary First Trust Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantee
  • registered in England and Wales number 08738750 and an Exempt Charity
  • Registered Address: The White House, Clifton Marine Parade, Gravesend DA11 0DY