School image

Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Leicester Grammar Junior SchoolLeicestershire

From September 2021, we require a number of outstanding, professional and creative Teaching Assistants to join our hardworking and supportive team of Learning Development staff at the Leicester Grammar School Trust. These roles, facilitating children with and Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) will be on a one year fixed term contract, working a range of part-time hours (minimum 15 hours) per week, up to full-time, during term time only.

Stoneygate School and Leicester Grammar Junior School are co-educational day schools for pupils from the age of 3-16. The schools are two of Leicestershire’s most respected and well-regarded prep and junior schools, which aim to engage, enthuse and inspire children in a happy, safe and caring environment.

Please see the job description on our website for details of appropriate qualifications or training and experience required,

The successful applicants will be able  to demonstrate that they can build relationships, deliver outstanding support, reflect, adapt, have good organisational skills and be willing to contribute to the wider life of the schools.

A completed application form and curriculum vitae, accompanied by a covering letter addressed to Miss Joy Clapham, Director of Learning Development, should reach the school as soon as possible, and no later than 9am on Thursday 20 May 2021. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26 May. Please state clearly whether you would like to be considered for a part-time or full-time role, or both.

Interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received; therefore, interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline, if a suitable candidate is found.

Applications should be emailed to

There is no need to send a hard copy at this stage.

The Leicester Grammar School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Agency check.

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.