Telford Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; evidence of qualifications; medical fitness; identity and right to work checks. 


Various contracts available

Grade: TA2 – Band F scp. 7-10  £20,444 – 22,129 (to be pro-rata depending on hours)

Contract: Various contracts available. We are ideally looking for TAs to work the following hours - 8.30am to 12noon and 1pm to 3.30pm 5 days a week, term time only – but other hours would be considered.

We are extending our team of SEND Teaching Assistants and are seeking to appoint TAs who will support children on a 1 to 1 basis under the direction of our SENDCo and the class teacher. We are looking for  Teaching Assistants who:

  • are skilled practitioners who have experience of working with children with SEND
  • ideally have experience of the Plan-Do-Review approach for children with SEND needs
  • are passionate about helping children with SEND achieve the very best that they can
  • understand the importance of nurturing the whole child
  • understand that behaviour is a form of communication
  • are flexible, resilient, enthusiastic and have good organisational skills
  • have good communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work as part of team as well as independently
  • are committed to the safeguarding and the well being of children

Please see the job description/person specification for more details. If you would like an informal conversation with our SENDCo, Louise Roberts, about any aspect of these vacancies please contact the school office by phone or email.

Applications - if you are interested in applying please:

  • complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms.
  • return both documents to Mrs Sandy Madahar, School Business Manager, via e-mail: 

Closing date:  9am Monday 27th February 2023
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Monday 27th February

Afternoon of Friday 3rd March 2023


Supporting Documents:
Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Telford Infant School Applicant Privacy Notice




Hours: Between 7.30am-9.00am or 8.00am-9.00am (Breakfast Club)
                                 3.00pm-6.00pm or 3.00pm-5.30pm (After School Club)                                                                                                

Up to 5 days per week – part or full weeks are available    

Term Time only

Grade: Band D scp. 4 - Salary will be based upon hours worked

Contract:  Permanent

 Telford Infant School is looking for Club Playworkers to work at SMILES Wraparound Care Club.

The post holder will be responsible for assisting with the provision of childcare services and assist with the co-ordination of all activities within a safe and stimulating environment under direction of the club manager.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of working with and caring for children, an understanding of their individual needs, have good communication and listening skills and lead and participate in safe and creative play.

Appropriate qualifications are desirable, but not essential if you can demonstrate experience in a previous or similar role.

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like further information on the role please contact the SMILES Manager on 07925 823386 or by email  Application forms and supporting documentation are below for downloading.

If you are interested in this post please:

  • complete and return the completed application form to Mrs Francesca Berry, SMILES Manager, at the address below or preferably via e-mail:
  • complete and return the Equal Opportunities Form.

Telford Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to full DBS checks and references checks. Please see our Safeguarding Policy on our school website.