Please find details of the current job vacancies at St Sampson's CE Primary School below. 

Job title

Teaching Assistant 1:1 Specific Purpose 

School address

St. Sampson’s C.E. Primary School, Bath Road, Cricklade, SN6 6AX 

School telephone number

01793 750452 

School email address 

Number on roll



Grade E Scale Point 6 – 8 depending on experience. 


5 hours per week, term time only, 8.45am-9.45am 

Commencement date


Advertisement closing date

10am Friday 19th April 2024 

Interview date


 We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and well established team, to support a pupil with special educational needs on a 1:1 basis. This post is for 5 hours a week, between 8.45am-9.45am during Term Time only, with a possibility that the number of hours will increase. It is a specific purpose post necessary whilst the child is on roll at the school and the child leaves the school, the post will end.  There is potential for flexibility for the right candidate and the possibility of job sharing. We would invite applicants to make contact with the school to discuss further if interested.


We are looking for someone with:

·  experience or a strong interest in working in a learning / child care setting

·  an interest in working with children who have additional needs

·  a willingness to undertake the training required to meet the needs of the child

·  skills of empathy, listening, communication and responding with appropriate language to build rapport with children

·  a willingness to undertake personal care responsibilities on a regular basis

·  a flexible, adaptable and positive attitude to working in a structured environment

·  good communication skills to promote and develop effective working with pupils and colleagues


We can offer you:

·  the support of a committed Senior Leadership Team

·  a welcoming, friendly and cohesive staff team

·  training opportunities


Find out more and apply:

 For further details and an application form, please contact Mrs Claire Macdonald, School Business Manager at St. Sampson’s C.E. Primary School, Bath Road, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6AX.  Telephone (01793) 750452 or e-mail If you would like to have a confidential initial conversation about this post please ask to speak to Miss Johnson or Mr Hill, Deputy Headteachers.

 The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.