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Teaching Assistant (Resource base)

  • Based in SP1

  • Full time

  • Permanent position

Long- Term teachers are working with a fantastic multi academy trust based in Salisbury, who are seeking an passionate, confident teaching assistant to join them in their resource base. The school is a mainstream environment, however they have opened up a resource base, to support a small number of students with SEN.

About the school:

Based in the lovely Wiltshire town, Salisbury, the school supports students from early years to year 6, where they provide a nurturing environment, celebrating students successes no matter how big or small.

The school wants to make sure their employees feel valued and supported, so regular training will be provided.


  • Free on - site parking

  • Excellent pension scheme

  • Carefirst- impartial counselling service in person, by video call or phone as well as a citizen’s advice function for advice and support on personal or professional queries

About the role:

There are up to 10 students placed in the resource base, which will allow you to develop a rapport with each student, becoming a positive role model and mentor. There will be a class teacher planning, delivering and marking lessons, however you will offer support with activity prep, you will have the opportunity to implement your creative side when devising activities. You will also be responsible for leading small group interventions and 1:1, which means it is paramount you are confident and assertive as well as being patient to manage the environment.

The key needs of the students include learning, social, emotional and mental health needs, in addition to challenging behaviour. It is essential you have previously supported these needs, to ensure you can assess how to support them.

This is a full time position, working Monday to Friday term time only, between the hours of 8:30am - 3:30pm. Commencing as soon as possible, you will be employed by the school, where you are contracted to work 38 weeks per year.

Working with Long Term Teachers:

We are an independent agency working with Nurseries, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.

LTT was founded with the aim of creating a genuine, transparent and straightforward service to help candidates secure their next role. We place a huge emphasis on delivering an exceptional service where you will be supported, listened to and valued throughout.

Your dedicated consultant will invest time to understand your experience, skill-set and what your ideal role looks like. You will have frequent updates with your progress through compliance, applications for specific roles as well as receiving additional information on roles which we feel may be of interest to you.

We are proud members of the REC and we have the highest standard of compliance. Working with us means you will get the very best support and guidance through the clearance process from your own specific point of contact from our in-house compliance team.

Required skills

  • Mainstream
  • Primary
  • SEN
  • Classroom support
  • Specialist education
  • Resource base

Reference: 52616555

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