The Elms is looking for a teaching assistant to support to work collaboratively with the classroom teachers in their responsibility for the development and education of children (aged 7-13), especially those who have special educational needs. This is a position which requires 10 hours per week, term time only.

The job would involve:

– supporting with pupils’ school work during class under the supervision of the teacher

– helping pupils increase their confidence, self-esteem and independence

– preparing learning materials

– helping children understand instructions and encouraging them to communicate

– giving feedback on progress to teachers

The successful candidate ideally should have:

– A relevant professional qualification or significant full-time experience (3 years minimum)

– Knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs

– Strong literacy and numeracy skills and excellent communication skills

Job description and application packs can be obtained from the School Office (  Closing date for applications is 24th September 2021.

Apply to: The Secretary The Elms School, Colwall,   Worcs.  WR13 6EF

Telephone:  01684 540344          e-mail:

The Elms is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS and reference check.

For an application pack please contact: