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Teaching Assistant SEN Level 1 / 2

Job information
Salary £9.81 - £11.27 per hour, dependent on level appointed at
Organisation Ivington Primary School
Location Ivington, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0JH
Hours 15 hours per week Monday to Friday , term-time only (38 Weeks per year) (to be discussed at interview)
Term/duration Fixed Term to support a named child, until 20th July 2022 (to be discussed at interview)
Closing date 12 pm on 17 February 2022
Interview date(s) Afternoon of Friday 18th February 2022

Job details

The governors and leadership team are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to support a child with special educational needs.

Main responsibilities:

  • To work under the direction and usually in the presence of the class teacher, and in accordance with the teaching objectives for the pupil specified in the pupil’s IEP.
  • To assist at the appropriate level and be involved in all areas of the curriculum including preparation and modification of materials.
  • To ensure the pupil is safely able to use equipment and materials provided and be aware of the range of resources available.
  • To promote pupil independence in learning, reinforcing the child’s self-esteem through praise and encouragement.
  • To assist with the promotion of independence activities and mobility skills.
  • To assist with the personal hygiene routine and with the administration of medication under the direction of the Headteacher where written medical guidance has been given.
  • Training in manual handling would be an advantage. Certificate in Learning Support (or an equivalent qualification) would be an advantage.
  •  Willingness to undertake further training, as appropriate.

All vacancies that involve working with vulnerable adults and/or children will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

For more information contact

For application packs please contact the Headteacher, Mrs. M. Smith, at the school on

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.