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SEN Teaching Assistant – temporary

Menheniot Primary School is looking for 2 SEN teaching assistants to job share a full time role to provide 1:1 learning support and personal care to a pupil with special educational needs.

The persons appointed will be based mainly in Year 6.  This position is full time (33.3 hours per week), 08:30 to 3:10pm Monday to Friday, term time only. The split of hours is negotiable but preferably 08:30am – 1pm and 12pm – 3:10pm daily. The post is temporary until 23 July 2024. The post will be paid at an hourly rate of £10.90.

The successful candidate/s will be expected to work very closely with the class teacher and the SENCo and to take part in any appropriate staff development. Applicants should have a minimum of 1 years experience as a teaching assistant or relevant experience working with special educational needs.

If you feel that this opportunity would provide you with the challenge you are seeking and that you may be the right person for us and that we might be the right school for you, please contact the school office on or telephone 01579 342580 for an application form, full job description and person specification.


Menheniot Primary School Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All employees and volunteers must share this commitment. As part of safeguarding requirements we conduct an online search of all shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Right to Work in the UK and qualifications will also be checked. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


Completed applications should be delivered/emailed by midnight on Wednesday 4 October 2023 to the school or to


Shortlisted candidates are likely to be invited for interview during the week beginning 9 October 2023.