SEN Teaching Assistant
Churchwood Primary Academy

Closing date: 11/10/2019

Job posted date: 09/07/2019

Salary: East Sussex Grade 3 - £18,065

Employment type: Fixed Term

Hours per week: 27.5

Churchwood Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed Teaching Assistant to work one to one with a child on a fixed-term basis for an initial period of 12 months.


The successful candidate should have:


-Experience of working with pupils with SEN, in particular pupils who have significant Speech and Language needs


-Experience of working with a child who is visually impaired


-The ability to create good working relationships to support pupils effectively and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour


-Knowledge and understanding to effectively use resources to engage pupils and achieve positive pupil outcomes


-A good general education including key literacy and numeracy skills

Churchwood is a one-form entry primary school situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood in St Leonards on Sea. We have a large playing field, our own Forest School, a Woodland Playground and two acres of beautiful woodland. We have up to 300 children who are organized into single age classes including our thriving Nursery. 

We can offer:


  • A happy, caring academy ethos – ‘At Churchwood Everyone Can!’
  • A supportive, well established and driven team committed to doing their very best for our pupils
  • Extensive CPD opportunities working within our academy and across other Trust schools
  • Excellent classroom and site resources


Canidates wishing to visit the academy - and/or have an informal chat before deciding whether or not to apply are also very welcome to do so.  Visits / conversations can be organised by calling the Academy Business Manager on 01424 852326 or by emailing


Applicants will be required to complete all necessary written work involved in this position. Employment will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearances including the Disqualification under the Childcare Act. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment


The closing date for this job has now passed.