We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, flexible, caring and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant and experienced Teaching Assistant to start in September 2024.   You should have a good standard of general education, specifically good numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude and can-do approach. The successful candidates will be friendly and approachable, with a good sense of humour. Experience of supporting children with special educational needs would be desirable.

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  •          Have attained Maths and English at GCSE level at grade C or above
  •          Have experience of working with groups of children across the primary phase and preferably with SEN experience.
  •          Support children in developing academic and social skills
  •          Be able to respond to the children's learning styles and adapt learning accordingly
  •          Work as part of a team within the classroom and on their own initiative
  •          Be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and other professionals
  •          Support the teacher in delivering the curriculum
  •          Show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and compassion.
  •          Promote inclusion through the development of social skills, language and emotional wellbeing.

If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our mission statement, then we welcome your application.

Please visit the school website for further information.  Application forms can be found on the school website under ‘Working in our School/Vacancies’.  Visits to the school are encouraged. 

HLTA Pay Grade 2 with effect from September 2024

Hours per week 30 (HLTA 27.5 hours, Lunch Supervisor 2.5 hours)


TA Pay Grade 1 with effect from September 2024

Hours per week 16


St Neot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

Closing date:  8th July 2024 at noon

Interview date:  12th July 2024

Start date: 3rd September 2024