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1 x L3 Teaching Assistant - Permanent

1 x Teaching Assistant Level 3 (permanent)


21 hours per week (2 mornings and 5 afternoons, 3 hours per session)


In order to meet the school’s requirements we are looking to appoint an additional Level 3 Teaching Assistant on a permanent contract.


This position combines a 1:1 supporting role with pupils who have Education Health and Care Plans and the opportunity to support groups of low prior attaining pupils through over-teaching and pre-teaching. You will need to share our commitment to support the school’s most vulnerable pupils, including those with social communication difficulties. Prior experience in this area is desirable.


This is an exciting role for those who relish the challenge of supporting all children to achieve and opportunities will be given to develop skills and expertise proven to support young people.


Candidates will be required to liaise closely with Class Teachers, the SENCo and external support services.


At Cottenham Primary School, we are committed to providing the best possible education so that all our children thrive and achieve. We believe our children, families, staff and governors are of equal value and we respect and appreciate the diversity they bring to our school community. Through our policies and practice, we strive to foster positive relationships and a shared sense of belonging and we challenge any inequalities or barriers that exist. We welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Visits to our school are encouraged and welcomed. Please telephone the Office to book a visit.  An application form can be found below.


Closing date for applications will be midday, Friday 6th September 2019

Interviews will take place w/c Monday 9th September 2019