Staff Vacancies

SEND Teaching Assistant Role

Springmead School and Nursery is a small, vibrant independent school serving a beautiful rural village community.  We are entirely committed to supporting children to be confident, curious learners and offer each child rich extra-curricular experiences – we have been recognised for this in national awards. We create strong parent partnerships: an ethos of mutual respect and positive values for life are central to us; children, parents, volunteers and staff all value the supportive working relationships we enjoy.

We are looking for a Level 3 candidate to work on a one to one basis, within our Nursery, ideally full time but part time would be considered. The successful candidate will be working with a delightful child who has had a recent diagnosis of Autism. They will be warm, patient, and attentive and dedicated to supporting the child and the family by catering to their specific educational needs. Potentially they will continue with the child as they progress through their education.

We could be right for you if you:

Believe that every child deserves to enjoy success in their learning.

Promote inclusion and acceptance, support diversity and ensure pupils have equal access to learning and development. Provide opportunities for developing independence.

Are an organised, enthusiastic, hard-working team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Can create a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment.

Prepare, maintain and use learning resources and assist pupils to use them.

Follow child protection, health, safety, security, confidentiality and data protection policies and procedures, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person

Are committed to helping to provide rich experiences for every child

Want to become a valued part of a supportive school community

Enjoy working as part of a high energy, collaborative team

We can offer you:

A child-centred, inclusive environment with a values- based, supportive ethos

Personalised, appropriate, professional development.

A team who care about the children & community they serve.

A beautiful working environment and benefits, including lunches and generous bursaries for staff children.

An exciting opportunity to be part of a young, vibrant school that has consistently achieved ‘outstanding’ and ‘excellent’ judgements from Ofsted and the ISI.

A competitive salary.

School visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Sally Cox, to arrange an appointment.

For an application pack please email

Springmead School, Castle Corner, Beckington Somerset BA11 6TA 01373 831555

Closing date: Wednesday 19th January

Interviews will take place on Friday 21st January.

Start Date – As soon as possible.

‘Springmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this legal and moral responsibility. The school adopts recruitment and selection procedures that enable it to appoint the best applicant for the post and which help to deter, reject or identify people who are in any way unsuitable to work with children’

Any open vacancies to join our warm and friendly team will be displayed here. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.