Level 1 or 2 SEND Teaching Assistant

Post:      SEND Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 and enable learning for a child in Year 2

Start date: September 2022                  

Pay: Level 1: NJC Pay Scale 1-2     Level 2: NJC Pay Scale 3-4


Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews conducted accordingly. The vacancies will close on appointment of suitable candidates.


The team at Laburnum Primary School are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and learning focussed teaching assistant, to join us and work 1:1 with a child in Year 2.

Would you like to work in a values based school where positive relationships are prioritised and the personal development and well-being of our staff and pupils is equally as important as academic achievement? In a forward thinking school, where professional development is a priority and decisions are made based on evidence and their potential to impact on the quality of education?

School Mission - CARE: Challenge – Achieve – Respect - Effort

At Laburnum we challenge all learners to work hard and achieve as individuals across a broad and engaging curriculum, where learning is at the heart of all we do. Our children are nurtured to show respect for themselves, others and the wider community by developing positive relationships built on our school values.

We are seeking the right person to join our team on a 'named child' contract. We commit to providing the successful candidate with relevant professional development, a well-resourced school and a fantastic staff team, who go the extra mile to support each other and our learners. 

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a relevant Level 2 qualification, or who have experience in an education setting and would be willing to undertake a Level 2 qualification.

POST: 31.25 hours p/w 1:1 supporting a child in Year 2 (Monday-Friday 8:45-15:30)

Visits to the school are encouraged.


Further information, an application form and job descriptions can be found on our website www.laburnumprimary.co.uk. To arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01767 680691 or office@laburnumprimary.co.uk.

Applicants should apply by completing the application form and writing a short covering letter explaining how they meet the requirements of the person specification.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken on all applicants.