1:1 Teaching Assistant Vacancy

17.5hrs per week over 5 mornings

NJC Grade C, £9.81ph

To commence as soon as possible

The Link Academy Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and talented person to join our wonderful team at Landscove C of E Primary School. This particular role is a fixed term appointment linked to EHCP funding for specific support for a pupil with special educational needs in our Reception class.


Landscove is a thriving small church school, surrounded by rolling fields and farms. Well known for creating a safe and secure learning environment where all the children can grow and flourish. With links to its partner schools within the Trust and the local community, the children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum. Landscove has an excellent reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos with staff experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child.


We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team in Early Years to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.

We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.

Ideally, you will:

- Provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs,

- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;

- Have excellent English and Maths skills;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Have experience in a similar role in a school;

- Have prior knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs.


You should have English and Maths to GCSE A-C or equivalent. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at


Closing date: Friday 16th April 12noon

Interview date: TBA

The Link Academy Trust are proud to be part of the Government's Kickstart programme.
Please click HERE for further information and see below for links to download the Job Description and Support Staff Application form.
We have vacancies at all our Trust academies, details and locations can be found on the 'Our Academies' page of this website. If you have any specific questions about an academy, please contact them directly. Completed application forms must be returned to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at stating which school you wish to be considered for.
Click here to find out more about working for the Link Academy Trust