Part-time - Permanent

Teaching Assistant for a Child 1:1 Care

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    Teaching Assistant
  • Salary:

    Level 2 Point 5 (£19,650 FTE) pro rata, depending on experience and qualifications
  • Expires:


Winhills Primary Academy 

Teaching Assistant for a Child 1:1 Care

Duration of Post                  Permanent

Work Commitment            28.75 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.15 pm with a 45 minute unpaid lunch break)

Term time only, plus training days.

Start Date                             1st September 2022

Salary Range                     Level 2 Point 5 (£19,650 FTE) pro rata, depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date                     Midday 7th July 2022                        

Interviews                            12th July 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, creative and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team to work 1:1 with a child.

Applicants must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of working with children and in a 1:1 role. They must have good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children in the KS1 and KS2 age-range and have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents.  Applicants must feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education. 

Ideally you will hold a Level 2 childcare qualification and have experience of working with children with additional needs.  

Every day you will be supporting a fun-loving boy to access the full curriculum, continue to build relationships with his peers and translate the world around him in a meaningful way.  

The ideal candidate will have:


  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • A lot of energy;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • Experience of working with children with autism;
  • The ability to manage behavior proactively, creatively and positively;
  • Excellent communication skills; with an ability to answer as many ‘Why’ questions as a day can hold;
  • A love of stories and puppets
  • A great sense of humour.

Further benefits include;

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

to share best practice and resources;

  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Discounted Childcare Vouchers;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust.  We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has five academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield.  As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fourteen different locations.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Winhills Primary Academy website;

Completed Application forms along with a covering letter should be sent to [email protected] or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01480 211 626.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.