Teaching Assistant (1), Fixed Term Contract due to SEN 1:1 funding until 31/12/21

St Matthias Church of England Primary, Cromwell Road, Malvern Link, Worcestershire, WR14 1NA
Teaching Assistant Grade 1, SCP 1-4 (17,842 - £18,933 p.a.) Actual Salary - £8,248 - £8,948 p.a
08 Oct 2021
01 Nov 2021
Job Ref
School Office
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Required as soon as possible (subject to satisfactory clearance checks)

Fixed Term Contract due to SEN 1:1 funding until 31st December 2021 in the first instance

The Governing Body of St. Matthias CE Primary School in Malvern is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support the work of our Nursery to enable children with Special Educational Needs to secure good progress and achieve their personal goals. Experience of working with children in an Early Years setting is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided. Dependent on your previous experience, your role might include delivering interventions with individuals / small groups of children with communication and interaction difficulties.  We are committed to continuous professional development so a passion for learning and personal improvement is essential.

This is an opportunity to work as part of a dedicated and aspirational staff team to support groups and individual children to enable them to be the best version of themselves.  The duties and responsibilities allocated to the post will be based on the skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications of the individual appointed, which will determine the salary grade. Applicants should state any particular areas of strength or expertise that they may be able to bring to the school.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to reflect the Christian values of our school
  • Be a good classroom practitioner
  • Be sensitive to the needs of individual learners
  • Be enthusiastic and determined to make learning fun
  • Be passionate about good teaching and learning
  • Have excellent English and Maths skills
  • Be responsible and resourceful
  • Have relevant qualifications
  • Be committed to raising the level of achievement for all pupils, regardless of economic background or other need
  • Have a positive, cheerful attitude with an unconditional positive regard for our children
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be willing to learn and be actively involved in training and improving

We encourage all prospective candidates to visit the school during school hours if possible.  Please ring the school office to make an appointment.

St Matthias Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, two positive references, medical clearance and evidence of appropriate qualifications.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role’

This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post

For further information, a detailed job description and application form please contact the school on 01684 574984 or email: finance@stmatthias.worcs.sch.uk    Due to safeguarding requirements it is important that you use the school application form rather than the one from eteach.  Alternatively you can download an application form below.

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.

Closing date:     Monday 1st November 2021 @ 4:00pm

Interviews:         Thursday 11th November 2021


‘Our school family values us all as unique individuals and children of God.

We aspire to be the best version of ourselves; believing that through the gifts God has given us, we can make a positive contribution, flourish and achieve together to make a difference in our ever-changing world.’

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