We are pleased to announce a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to work as part of our Learning Support Team from September 2024. Windermere School is non-selective. We are fully committed to providing an inclusive environment for our learners to thrive and grow.

The position will be 1:1 supporting a child in Key Stage 2 with an EHCP for Communication and Interaction.


Job Title
Teaching Assistant

Job Type
20 hours a week (4 hours a day). This is a term time only position with an additional requirement to attend all INSET days, usually five per year, which fall outside of the School terms and to work any Public Holidays when the School is operational.

Competitive rate of pay

Closing Date
17 June, early applicants may be interviewed sooner.

Ability to commute/relocate
Windermere: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

To apply, please download the following:

  • An application form, self-disclosure form and explanatory notes about completing the forms and the recruitment process;
  • The School’s Policy Statements on Child Protection and on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders.


Application forms and self-disclosure form to be sent to HR@windermereschool.co.uk

Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed school application form.

Windermere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We obtain at least 2 references for all staff including those teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage and enhanced criminal record checks through the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) for staff and volunteers who will have unsupervised access to children. This is in accordance with requirements under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. 

Applicants for posts may be invited for interview where we follow the NSPCC’s Safer Recruitment Guidance Procedures. As part of the shortlisting process, the School may consider carrying out an online search of the candidate as part of their due diligence process, in order to identify incidences or issues that are available publicly on-line, that may require exploration with that candidate. The School should inform the shortlisted candidate that on-line searches may be carried out.