SEND Teaching Assistant

Coten End Primary School
Coten End Primary School Coten End Warwick CV34 4NP
Band G
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Coten End Primary is a large, very popular, 3-form entry school situated in Warwick with 650 pupils on roll.

We are very proud of our dedicated and caring staff team; hard-working and well-behaved children; vibrant learning environment and supportive parents and carers. We are committed to ensuring that children of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their very best in everything they do. We are also committed to growing the talent in all our staff, enabling them to flourish and succeed.

 “We all share the school’s passion and commitment to provide an enjoyable, excellent education for all the children and the best possible professional fulfilment for all staff. We fully support the school’s strong caring ethos combined with
rigorous educational ambitions for its pupils” Chair of Governors

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, resilient and experienced Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our SEN support team. Working under the overall supervision of the class teacher, SENDCo, and Inclusion Manager, the successful applicant will assist, support and plan teaching and learning, provide for general care, safety and welfare of one pupil and work with other individuals or groups of pupils with special educational needs. The start date of the post will be January 2024. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm (term-time only); applications for part-time working may be considered.  

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the qualifications, skills and experience outlined in the job description.

Key Requirements: 

•    Hold a recognised and relevant NVQ level 2 qualification and have undertaken other appropriate training (preferably leading to national standards at NVQ level 3) or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, experience and skills.
•    Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at grades A* – C or 4 - 9.
•    Have good communication and listening skills and be able to present information verbally and in writing to others.
•    Have experience of TA work.
•    Have attended further training on aspects of the curriculum or areas of specific special need (e.g. ASC/attachment disorder/PDA).
•    Understand school’s policies and how they relate to local and national frameworks/policies (e.g. child protection, health and safety, equal opportunities, SEN).
•    Have good level of knowledge and understanding of SEN and areas of the curriculum.
•    Can use ICT effectively to support learning and use other technology equipment.
•    Can plan own work when required.
•    Can transfer theory/training into practice.
•    Can solve problems and can exercise initiative and independent action.
•    Proactive in offering ideas.
•    Demonstrate full understanding of safeguarding issues within a school setting.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this post please complete an application form; please email your application to

Applications for part-time working may be considered

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6th December at 9.00am.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th December
If you have not been contacted by Friday 8th December then your application has been unsuccessful.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact the school office on 01926 491329 to make an appointment. Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Liz Munday (SENDCo) or Mrs Kerry Pope (Inclusion Manager) on 01926 491329 or email

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects and all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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