Combe Down Primary School

Combe DownChurch of England Primary School

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SEN Teaching Assistant, Grade Q point 12-13 pro rata, term time only

We are looking to appoint, as soon as possible, a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to support a child in Reception with an Education, Health Care Plan.  Experience of working with children with cognition and learning needs, communication and interaction difficulties, physical and sensory needs and social, emotional mental health is desirable.

This is a temporary appointment related to the provision of special needs support to start as soon as possible, and will initially be until the end of the academic year when a review of the funding and progress will take place.

It is expected that the hours will be 12.15 – 3.15pm, 5 days per week.

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Be willing to embrace, support and develop the Christian ethos of our school
  • Be a team player
  • Inspire and motivate children
  • Have high expectations and excellent classroom practice
  • Have a desire to improve their own practice further

In return we are proud to offer you:

  • Enthusiastic children
  • Willing, hardworking staff team
  • Supportive parents who are keen to be involved
  • A strong team of Governors
  • CPD across the Trust

Interviews will be held during week commencing 28 January 2019.

Please submit a completed application form online to the School Business Manager at or addressed to Mrs J Gascoigne at Combe Down Primary School, The Log Cabin, Church Rd, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5JQ

Please look at our website and that of the Trust for more information about the school

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A satisfactory DBS check is required for this post prior to commencement.  The postholder will be expected to contribute to the protection of children as appropriate, in accordance with any agreed policies and/or guidelines, reporting any issues or concerns to their immediate line manager.

Vacancy Closing Date: 25/01/2019


School Meals Supervisory Assistant
Monday - Friday 11.30am - 1.30pm, term time only
Grade Q11 (£3,943 per annum actual salary)

Please email your application form to the school office ( or send it by post to: 

Combe Down Primary School
The Log Cabin
Church Road
Combe Down

We encourage you to visit the school and our children. Please contact the school office to make arrangements.

                                                                                                                           Updated 21st December 2018