Edward Peake Church of England Middle School has served the communities of Biggleswade, Caldecote, Dunton, Northill and Ickwell for forty years and has a reputation for inclusiveness. The community of Edward Peake C of E Middle School share a vision for our young people – Live, love learn – children should be educated for life, contributing to their community regardless of their background.

We are seeking an experienced 1:1 Teaching Assistant who can support a pupil in Year 5 with additional needs, supported by an EHCP (Education, Health & Care Plan) to assist teachers in the mainstream classroom in providing a learning environment that enables all children to access the curriculum and learn to the best of their ability.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working in a school environment providing support to pupils with additional needs;
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents;
  • The ability to manage children and cope with challenging behaviour;
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, and a flexible approach to work.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting 1:1 within the classroom and also small groups;
  • Assisting with learning across the whole curriculum;
  • Monitoring behaviour and working in line with Education, Health and Care Plans;
  • Some lunchtime supervision.
  • This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Hours: 30 hrs per week (Full time/Part time)

Scale: Level 2a (Points 3 – 4) 18,562 -£18,933 (pro-rata)

Closing date for applications: Monday 4 October 2021

Interview date: Tbc

Please click the links below to download all documents relevant to this post.

Application Form

Teaching Assistant 1:1 Job Description

Person Specification

For further information or if you are unable to access the relevant documents please contact Karen Chatwin on 01767 31456.  Completed applications should be emailed to kchatwin@edwardpeake.beds.sch.uk or returned by post to: Karen Chatwin, Edward Peake C of E (VC) Middle School, Potton Road, Biggleswade. SG18 0EJ