Current Vacancies at St Mary's


St Mary's is a school with talented staff, supportive parents and more importantly, amazing children who make us feel proud. 

It is rated 'Good' by Ofsted and is a vibrant and friendly school serving the market town of Tetbury, an attractive Cotswold market town.

We currently have the following vacancy:

1 to 1 SEN Teaching Assistant (31.25 hours a week linked to a specfic child with an EHCP)

We are looking to recruit a capable and experienced teaching assistant to support a child with significant Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs in school from March 2021. This positions is a Grade 5 position (previously known as Grade F). 

The successful candidate will be:

  • genuinely committed to developing caring and trusting relationships and supporting pupils with specific needs in accessing their education;
  • is calm, patient and adaptable;
  • has an understanding of inclusion and supporting children with SEN needs;
  • has good communication skills;
  • can adapt tasks to suit individual pupil needs;
  • is able to work closely with parents, teachers, teaching assistants, the SENDCo and other outside agencies. 

We can offer:

  • a friendly and supportive working environment;
  • an experienced team of professionals to provide support and advice;
  • professional development in positive behaviour management and inclusive practices from a leading Educational Psychologist;
  • a programme of continued professional development.

St Mary's is a large primary school situated in the beautiful market town of Tetbury.  We have a team of experienced staff who are inspiring and fun to work with.

Our children are a caring, curious, and courageous bunch and are full on enthusiasm and energy. We have a Forest School onsite, a huge field used all year round for den building, digging and exploring and an all-weather running track.

As a school community we have a collective commitment to developing healthy and active children and we put children at the heart of all we do. 

Visits to the School

Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visit at this time however we have a virtual open day which will give you an insight into our school and it may be possible to give you a tour of the school as part of the interview process.  If you have any questions or would like to know more about the role please contact our SENCo by calling the School Office on 01666 502275 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role please take a look at the Person Specification and Job Description and complete the GCC Application Form

Please return the completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  It should be accompanied by a covering letter address to Ms Selwood (SENDCo).

Applications should be received by the school no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 9th February 2021. 

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, permission to work in the UK, identity and qualification checks.

Contact Details

St Mary's CE VA Primary School

St Mary's Road




Telephone 01666 502 275

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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