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1:1 Teaching Assistant


We are a vibrant, ambitious school, close to Northampton town centre. We welcome children and their families from a wide range of diverse, ethnic and social backgrounds. Our school is a warm, welcoming and friendly environment, filed with very well behaved, positive children.

Our last Ofsted visit confirmed that we are a ‘Good’ school. Please go on to our school website to read our report and to find out more about our school-

We are looking for a 1:1 Teaching assistant to work with a named child on a fixed term basis. Working with children with EHC (Education Health and Care plan) to start as soon as possible.

We can offer you:

  • A well-resourced school, with a hard-working, dedicated staff team, who strive to gain the best outcomes for all pupils
  • A working environment where staff are supported, valued and treated with respect
  • Incredible, enthusiastic pupils who love coming to school
  • An enthusiastic and supportive Leadership team who put the interests of children first and are committed to the continual development of the school
  • A commitment to providing high-quality continuing professional development

We are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children & safer recruitment practice- we expect all staff to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our school website.

The successful applicant will have GCSE maths and English at grade C or above, they will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance and medical clearance along with two satisfactory references. References will be requested prior to interview for all short listed candidates. All candidates will also be required to disclose their circumstances in line with Disqualification by Association legislation.

We are inviting all interested applicants to come and look around our school. Please contact the school office to register your interest and book an appointment.


If you are interested in this position, please contact the school office to arrange a time to come and look around the school.


There is no current closing date as there is more than one position to fill.


Parent Governor


We currently have positions on our governing body for parent governors. If you are interested in getting involved in your child's school and making a difference please contact the school office.


Earl Spencer Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a fully enhanced CRB check.