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SEN Teaching Assistant 1:1 Support - St Anne's Catholic Primary School

What is the job role?

Fixed Term – 31.08.2026 maybe an opportunity to extend

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our School for September 2024. We are looking for an experienced EYFS practitioner to support a group of Reception pupils with additional needs.

We are seeking to recruit a SEN Teaching Assistant to support a Year 1 pupil with an EHCP. This is a fixed term position to support the child whilst they are a pupil at St Anne’s. Experience of working with children with Autism would be an advantage.

This is an exciting position for someone who is passionate about supporting children with additional needs. If you are a team player who has a deep commitment to ensuring that all pupils flourish in their learning and as community members, we look forward to hearing from you.

Opportunity for growth, training and development will be provided, to enable both the pupil and the successful candidate to thrive.

• To support students who have Special Educational Needs:

cognition and learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

This will involve working on a 1:1 basis, but also supporting small groups of learners with a variety of complex needs.

• To support the classroom teacher with their responsibility for the development and education process by providing care and supervision to children including those who have special physical, emotional and education needs.

• To help to keep children safe.

• Promote positive behaviour.

• Develop and promote positive relationships.

• Support the development and effectiveness of work teams.

• Reflect on and develop practice.

• Maintain confidentiality at all times.

Who are we looking for?

Are you inspirational?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you love learning?

We are looking for someone who:

• Is an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with an infectious love of learning

• Is highly motivated and passionate about developing and progressing within their career

• Is highly focused on increasing progress and raising attainment of individual pupils, as well as developing children holistically

We are proud of the offer we provide to our team. This includes:

• An unwavering commitment to professional learning, with research-based CPD opportunities

• A strong, collaborative team who respect each other, strive for excellence and have the courage to make decisions, take risks and support each other positively

• An opportunity to work and learn alongside an experienced and successful leadership team with a proven track record of securing school improvement across different settings

• A highly supportive Governing Body who are committed to helping the school

• A visible Senior Leadership team, who promote and lead with transparency and empathy

Work pattern: 35 hours per week 39 weeks

Please see below an application form available to download.  Completed applications should be returned direct to the school at

Closing date: Thursday 4th July 12pm

Interview date: Tuesday 9th July 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Coventry City Council

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