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Specialist Teaching Assistant - Bowes Primary School (Ref: BPSSTA1659)​​​​​​​

Apply by:                            16th May 2019 at 12pm             

Interviews:                        w/c 20 May 2019              

Salary Scale:                      Scale 5 (£18,975 - £20,746 p.a. inc)

Hours:                                 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract Term:                 Fixed Term – 1 Year

Job Start:                            As soon as possible

Bowes Primary School is seeking to appoint a Specialist Teaching Assistant, with experience of supporting pupils with complex needs, to join our support staff team. The Specialist Teaching Assistant would play a key role in supporting the pupils with complex needs and be adaptable, hardworking and flexible within their role. The successful candidate would ideally have wide experience of working with children including those on the Autistic Spectrum within a mainstream or specialist school setting but this is not essential. You will need to work independently and as part of a team and have the skills to build positive relationships with children and colleagues. 

The successful candidate will be based in our ARP and should:

  • be passionate about children’s progress and achievement
  • be able to put children at the heart of everything you do
  • be able to work as part of a team, sharing excellent practice and learning from others
  • work hard and have strong inter-personal skills
  • enjoy making learning exciting

We are part of the Enfield Learning Trust, a partnership of successful primary schools in Enfield who have a shared motto, ‘be included.’

As part of the Enfield Learning Trust we are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development and career progression for all staff. We are able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues at this school and across the Trust.

The well-being of our staff is of paramount importance and promote a healthy work-life balance.  We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children can learn and thrive.  As part of the Trust, we offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming school with a strong community ethos
  • Well-being days
  • Perkbox app – with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks i.e. high street discounts
  • Modern technology for home and school use
  • Employee support hub
  • Attendance reward scheme

In line with recent legislation, applicants must have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out duties of the role.

Please visit our website to learn more about Bowes:

Visits are warmly welcome, please contact Effie Demetriou, the Headteacher on 020 8368 2552 to arrange this or for any further information. For an application pack please email our Human Resources office at

All Enfield Learning Trust Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees working at this school are expected to share this.