Teaching Assistants:

Ellen Tinkham School is looking to appoint Teaching Assistants, to work in our vibrant and innovative special school. A sound knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs is essential, as well as experience in managing challenging behaviours. The postholder will be required to commence as soon as possible. The hours will be Monday to Friday 9.00 – 3.30 term time only(1200 hours per annum).

Starting salary will be £11,381 per annum (Grade C).

Ellen Tinkham School is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Safeguarding policy is in place. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply for this post, please contact the HR Manager on for an application pack, or download the attached form and return it via email to the same address

Teaching Assistant Lv.2 Vacancy (ZIP File)

Closing date:     Wednesday 3rd May 2017.


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