School Vacancies

1:1 Teaching Assistant

      30 hrs per week/Term Time Only

     12 Month Fixed Term Contract Initially

 Salary:  Trust Grade 2, £18,065 – £18,795 (FTE)

Actual Salary £12,582

 Highbury Primary School is a very good school with a rich and vibrant school life, where children feel safe and happy.  We want an energetic, enthusiastic, committed and friendly person to join our team to support a child on a temporary contract.

The role will focus on building a secure trusting relationship with the child as a basis for support. We are looking for someone who will work in partnership with other teaching staff to enable the child to successfully engage with learning, to secure strategies and to support their emotions.  You will have a flexible, “can do” attitude and it will be obvious you take pride in your work.  The successful candidate will need to work well within a team but also able to use their own initiative. You will have previous experience of 1:1 support within a primary school or similar setting.  Previous experience with working with pupils with autism, social, emotional and behaviour difficulties is desirable.

With a good knowledge and understanding of how to support learning for children and building effective relationships with children, staff and parents, you will assist with reading, writing and number tasks, and other activities to support learning outcomes.  In addition to this you will need good interpersonal and communication skills, you will be organised, flexible and have the presence to inspire confidence and trust so as to develop and nurture independence.   In view of the summer holidays, please download the role profile and send your completed application form by e-mail to

 Closing Date: Noon, 4th September 2019                                            Interview Date: w/c 9th September 2019

One to One Teaching Assistant – Role Profile_Person Spec


Application Procedure:  An application form  can be downloaded below.  For further information please contact Samantha Tindall on 02392 375404 or e-mail

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment.


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