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Mayplace Primary School

Igniting The Spark of Learning

Teaching Assistant SEND



Post Title:                                      Teaching Assistant, SEND

School:                                           Mayplace Primary School

Location:                                        Woodside Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 6EQ

Contract Type:                                Part Time / Term Time                  

Contract Term:                               Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week:         25 Hours per week, Monday-Friday

Weeks per year:                             39 Weeks per year/Term Time

Grade:                                             PFT C2, £22,357 FTE pro rata (actual £12,879)

Post Start Date:                             September 2021

Closing Date for Applications:     Friday 9th July 2021, 12 noon

Interview Date:                              13th - 20th July 2021                     


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mayplace Primary School for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant. An understanding of Autism and previous experience of using strategies to enable children to access the curriculum is essential. Experience of using PECS would be an advantage.  Applicants with experience of supporting children with special educational needs in a school setting and who wish to develop their career will be considered.


Mayplace Primary is a fantastic school with amazing pupils. Our adventurous outdoor curriculum enables children to think creatively, problem solve and experience exciting learning opportunities. Our values of Leading Learning, Love of Learning, Team and Belonging provide a framework for our pupils which supports them in academic excellence as well as becoming clear thinkers who are collaborative with a strong moral compass.


We are an inclusive school which values difference. We understand that each of our children are individual, and we seek to meet their needs through a curriculum which is vibrant, dynamic and practical. We know that children who enjoy their learning are engaged and therefore make the best progress; it is crucial to us that every child achieves the most that they can and becomes the best that they can be.


Closing Date for applications: Friday 9th July 2021 12 noon.

Interview and Selection process: Between 13th and 20th July.   

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The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary only family of schools that has already demonstrated a commitment to improving standards and also working with effective professionals on career development both within their individual schools and the wider Trust.


To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to by 12 noon, Friday 9th July. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Mrs R Flaherty at Mayplace Primary School, Woodside Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 6EQ.


Mayplace Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and other employment checks. Mayplace Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.


The Primary First Trust and Mayplace Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Primary First Trust operates an equal opportunities policy. 

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