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1 to 1 SEND Teaching Assistant Level 2 - Lilliput CE Infant School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Lilliput CE Infant School is a four-form entry school, situated in the Lilliput area of Poole.   The school is part of the Coastal Learning Partnership Multi Academy Trust; a vibrant, collaborative Trust of sixteen schools working together around shared goals, values and aspirations. 


The school is seeking to appoint a 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant to work with a child with specific learning needs until the child they are supporting leaves the school. A candidate who has the ability to motivate and encourage children and is enthusiastic, responsible and enjoys working with children. We would love to hear from you if you:


  • Have previous experience as a school-based TA
  • Have experience with supporting SEND children
  • Employ strategies to support independent learning 
  • Support our school’s Christian ethos, vision, values and behaviour policy

*The role is initially until the end of this academic year, to be reviewed in the Summer term 2024.

For further details, please speak to the Headteacher, Christine Chambers, on 01202 709013. Applicants are also encouraged to view our websites: or Coastal Learning Partnership  


External candidates: Please send a completed application form to:


Closing Date:     We will start to shortlist applications on Monday 27th November 2023


 Interviews:       Friday 1st December, in the first instance


To comply with our statutory safer recruitment practices and obligations, we are unable to shortlist incomplete applications. Please ensure you include a full employment and education history, details of two referees and explain any gaps in employment. CVs will not be accepted from external candidates.


Coastal Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.  


The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate that they meet the essential elements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, online searches, Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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