Teaching Assistants - Buckingham Park C of E Primary School

Buckinghamshire Council
Full time Full day

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Working hours

Full Time

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Date posted

14 Jun 2022, 11 p.m.

Application deadline

21 Jul 2022

Contact email

[email protected]


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Teaching Assistant at Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right training, experience and skills to be a part of our school team.

Job Title: Teaching Assistants

Term time only: Yes

Salary Type: Bucks pay

Salary details: Bucks Pay Range 1b -2 depending on skills and experience

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 8:30 - 3:30 Term time

Closing date: 21/07/2022 00:00

Interviews to be held: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews may be offered before the closing date so early submissions are advised

About us

Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School is a new school at the heart of the Buckingham Park development just North of Aylesbury town centre. It is our mission is to provide the highest quality all round education, for each and every child, in partnership with parents, within the context of a Christian community. Above all, we want to be a great local school for local families.


About the role

We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to join our support team. We need a support assistant who will be able to support individual pupil with special educational needs (providing one-to-one support) and also to work with groups of children as part of our support team.

Teaching assistants will be expected to work alongside our qualified teachers by supporting individual children, providing administrative and welfare support, teaching small groups, supervising children at play or lunchtimes and much more!

We have a range of children who need one-to-one support, including children with diagnoses of Attention Deficit Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disabilities, Down Syndrome, and Social, Emotional, Behaviour and Mental Health difficulties.

The balance between on-to-one support and other support work will be decided based on the skills and experience of our support team at any time. Some TAs will work entirely in a one-to-one capacity whilst
others will provide targeted support within the classroom.

As many of these roles are to support a specific child, the roles will be reviewed each year in line with the review of the children’s education, health and care plan and the needs of the school community.

About you

Essential Skills/Experience
A good level of secondary education including Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
Experience of working alongside individual or groups of children

Desirable Skills/Experience
Relevant Level 3 qualification or better
Evidence of participation in school or setting based training and development
Training relating to Special Educational Needs (for example, Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Attention Deficit Disorder, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties)
Current First Aid Certificate
Team Teach/Steps (or comparable physical intervention) training
Experience of working in a school as a member of staff or volunteer

Other information

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please contact our school office on the number below.

Please send completed application forms to the email address below.

Tel No: 01296 415687
Email: [email protected]

At Buckingham Park CE Primary School, the health, safety and well-being of every child are our paramount concern. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is for children to enjoy their time as pupils in this school. We want to work in partnership with you to help your child achieve their full potential and make a positive contribution.

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