Chilton Primary School

Learn with passion to live with purpose

1-1 Teaching Assistant



From 1 October 2021

Salary Grade 4 (point 4) (£18,933 pro rata, £8,523 actual salary)
for 20 hours per week

0830 – 1230, Monday-Friday, term time only.

Temporary, for one year until 31 August 2022, with possibility of permanent position.


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and caring teaching assistant to work alongside the nursery class teacher providing 1:1 support to children with additional needs. The role also includes 30 minutes general lunch cover in the main school.


The successful candidate must have:


  • Experience of working with children.
  • A knowledge of how to support children with additional needs.
  • Ability to differentiate and support children with their learning, communication and interactions.
  • The ability to work as part of a team, building relationships with children, staff and parents.
  • A passion for nurturing the emotional wellbeing of children.
  • A willingness to learn on the job.
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable in your work.
  • An enthusiastic and caring nature.


Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.  For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit, please telephone our Office Manager, Mrs Froud.


If you wish to apply, please complete and return the 'Support Staff Application Form' (linked on previous page) to


Closing date for applications: Monday 20 September at 1200 midday.

Interviews will be held on:  Thursday 23 September 2021



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Pre-employment checks will be undertaken and references will be applied for prior to interviews.

Due to this post having access to children, 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.