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All of our vacancies, both school and central, will be advertised on the Trust website.  The school based vacancies will also appear on the school website.  

All our vacancies are also advertised on the Borough of Poole's Jobs and Careers webpage (click here), in the Bournemouth Schools Jobs Bulletin, and on other sites and publications as relevant, for example, TES.   

If you have any queries about a vacancy, please get in touch with our HR Team, unless otherwise advised on an advert.  


Ocean Learning Trust seeks to ensure that all existing and potential employees are given equal opportunities. We are committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and will seek to ensure that no applicant for employment is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justified.

Bethany CE Junior School 

Part Time 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant (Term time only)

To start: ASAP
Hours: Mon – Fri 8.30 – 3.30 daily 32.5hrs week

Salary: Level 2 Grade 3 Actual for post: £12,467 (Full time Equivalent : £17,391)

Fixed Term Contract


We are looking for an adaptable and caring person to work as a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant, to support a year 3 child with SEN needs. Our team is strong and experienced and our curriculum innovative. 


The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working with children with SEN, be hardworking, self-motivated and have a flexible approach. ASD experience is desirable.

If you think you can make a strong contribution to the education of our children & enjoy working in a respected team, please apply.
The successful candidate will:

  • Provide support to a child on a one to one basis

  • Develop, maintain and apply knowledge and understanding of pupils’ general and specific learning needs
  • Motivate, encourage and support the pupil to access school life including break times

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the SENDCo by email: to arrange a visit.
Full post details including job description and personal specification are available below.
The Ocean Learning Trust is committed to children’s safety and safeguarding; DBS disclosure requirements will apply to this post. View our Child Protection Policy:


Please email completed application forms to:


Closing date for applications: Noon Monday 25th February 2019
Interview date: Thursday 28th February 2019