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Chilton Primary School

Learning to live and living to learn

Teaching Assistant Vacancy to Provide 1:1 Support


From 5th October 2020 (or as soon as possible afterwards)

Salary Grade 4 (point 4) (£18,426 pro rata, £13,570 actual salary)
for 32 hours per week

0830 – 1530 (with half hour for lunch), term time only.


We are looking to appoint a talented, caring and enthusiastic teaching assistant to provide one-to-one support for specific children in Reception/Key Stage 1. The role will require you to support the children with their social and communication skills and to help them settle into and fully participate with school life.


The successful candidate must have:


  • Experience of working with children with SEND.
  • A knowledge of SEN and how to support children with specific needs.
  • Ability to differentiate and support the child 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.


Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, subject to social distancing guidelines.  For an informal discussion about the post or to make an appointment, please telephone our Office Manager, Mrs Froud.

Closing date for applications: Monday 21 September 2020 at 1200

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 24 September 2020


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.