Down Ampney Primary School

Job Vacancies

Position:  Primary SEN Teaching Assistant (Y5 & Y6)
Other Grade/Salary Details:     Grade 3 to Grade 5 depending on experience allowance:
Attendance:                     Term Time only
Start Date:                     01/09/2021
Full Time/Part Time:    Part-Time
Hours Per Week:         20
Contract:                       Fixed Term Contract
Contract Until:         31/07/2022

Down Ampney C of E Primary School is looking for someone who is ambitious and enthusiastic for an SEN Teaching Assistant position who can support our Christian vision of ‘Everyone Achieving, Everyone Believing, Everyone Caring’. We are a small, inclusive school who aim to make a big difference.

The role will involve supporting children in years 5 & 6 but also there will be times when you are required to support all year groups throughout the school. There will be a mix of supporting the class teacher in class and bespoke interventions in small groups and on a 1:1 basis.

We are looking for someone who can model our vision and empower our children to achieve, believe and care in a positive, nurturing way.

The role is for 5 mornings a week starting from 8.15 am -12.15 pm. The salary will be paid from grade 3 to grade 5 depending on experience.

Please complete a Gloucestershire County Council Application Form which you can find on the school website along with the job description and person specification: All completed application forms along with a covering letter need to be emailed to:

Zoom chats with the headteacher are encouraged. Please email the headteacher at

Please apply by noon on Wednesday 11th August and interviews will take place the week commencing 16th August.

Application Details:

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:           11/08/2021
Interview Date:         16/08/2021


Teaching Assistant Personal Specification

SEN TA job description

GCC Job Application Form