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SEND One to One Teaching Assistant

Grade 4 SEN TA - One to One support for a pupil with Social and Emotional Needs, Foundation Stage

Working hours: 11am - 2pm 

Contract: Temporary (attached to the child) 

Start date: April 2021, until July in the first instance (subject to funding)

This vacancy is being re-advertised due to the recent lockdown and school closures between January and March. School is now reopen and able to accept new applications. 

This exciting new SEN Teaching Assistant vacancy starts as soon as possible and will be reviewed at Easter. The candidate will be working 1:1 with a child with Social and Emotional Needs in Foundation Stage.

We are looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant with experience of working with children in Early Years and is confident working with behaviour that requires additional support and understanding and has some knowledge around trauma and attachment.

The role is to support social and communication skills especially during the lunchtime and transitions.

What is required for this role

  • Empathetic and nurturing Teaching Assistant
  • Enthusiastic team-player and strong communicator
  • Experience working with children with Social and Emotional Needs

    Manor Field is a large primary school on the outskirts of Burgess Hill with approximately 500 pupils on roll and less than a 5 minute walk from Wivelsfield Station. We enjoy all of the benefits of a large school including team working, a spacious building and excellent outdoor facilities.

    Manor Field Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks and DBS clearance.

    Please email your completed application for the attention of Lucie Ager, PA to Headteacher at or by post to Manor Field Primary School, Junction Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0PZ. 

    Click below on the relevant documents:

    Application Form

    Safer Recruiting Form 

      SEN TA Job Description March 2021