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1:1 Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: 1:1 Teaching Assistant - (Year 1)

Location: Wellingborough

Start Date: September 2023

Employment Type: Temporary to Permanent Opportunity

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners? Do you have experience working with children with cerebral palsy? We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate 1:1 Teaching Assistant to support a young boy with cerebral palsy in Year 1 at a reputable school in Wellingborough. This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive and inclusive educational environment.


  • Provide 1:1 support to a young boy with cerebral palsy throughout the school day.
  • Assist the student with their physical needs, including lifting and moving, in accordance with their individual care plan.
  • Support the student's academic progress by providing tailored assistance
  • Collaborate with the class teacher and other professionals to develop and implement personalised learning strategies.
  • Foster a positive and nurturing environment that promotes the student's social and emotional development.
  • Ensure the student's safety and well-being at all times.


  • Ability to lift and move the student safely, adhering to proper lifting techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with the student, parents, and other members of the school community.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational and holistic development of young learners.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work collaboratively within a team.

If you have the necessary experience and are eager to make a positive impact on the education and well-being of a young student with cerebral palsy, we would love to hear from you!

Please submit your application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.