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Here is an opportunity to join our “nurturing, supportive and inclusive community” (SIAMS Report 2019) where “pupils thrive and flourish” (Ofsted 2018).  Holy Trinity Pewley Down is a school with a strong ethos which allows the whole community to enjoy living the school motto “Learn to Live.

We require SEND Teacher Assistants who are caring, enthusiastic, reliable, and flexible to support learning at our Infant and Junior sites. The ideal applicants will have experience supporting the learning and well-being of students who have diverse special needs. Supporting our students can be hands-on, the role may include an element of manual handling.  

These roles will include supporting named children with learning both in class and through focused 1:1 and group work, working alongside the Teacher and our SEND team. This is a varied role and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to confidently cope in a demanding environment and deal with changing situations. Although these are full time roles, part-time may be considered for the right candidates. 

These roles demand the ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to deliver programmes to individuals and groups of pupils. Applications are invited from interested parties who: 

  • are patient and calm by nature
  • are self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • have good literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE English & Maths at Grade C/equivalent or above)
  • have good organisational skills
  • are flexible
  • have a good sense of humour 

Training will be provided, but previous experience would be advantageous. We pride ourselves on a supportive working environment in pleasant surroundings near to an area of outstanding natural beauty with parking and hot meals available on-site. We offer: 

  • a stimulating working environment which values everyone 
  • a chance to work in a happy school where the children have a love of learning 
  • the opportunity to develop your skills and widen your experience 

Please email completed application forms (download below) to  

Applications will close on Wednesday 6 July at 1200 and interviews will take place on Wednesday 13 July (candidates who have been short-listed will be advised on Monday). 

HTPD is committed to the safeguarding of all pupils in its care and promoting their welfare and expects staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and references. Please see our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants on our website

Catering Assistant

Harrison Catering are looking for a Catering Assistant to join the Pewley Down catering team. You will assist with the preparation of our fresh food offer and serving pupils as well as setting up and clearing down. The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of a team. Full training will be provided along with uniform. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary for working 20 hours per week, term time only. If you are interested and would like to apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to Philip Stockwell.