Bliss Charity


Full or Part Time SEND Teaching Assistant 

The Bliss Charity School is a voluntary-aided primary school with single form entry and a total of 188 pupils. The school is located in the heart of the community on the green in the picturesque rural village of Nether Heyford in West Northamptonshire. Our voluntary-aided status provides an autonomy and independence rarely found.

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic and professional SEND Teaching Assistant to join our Early Years team to provide support to a pupil in our wonderful reception class.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about engaging with children and supporting them in their educational development to reach their full potential
  • Knowledgeable with a desire to learn further about supporting children with SEND
  • Patient, compassionate, flexible and responsive
  • Calm, consistent and positive
  • Able to develop inclusive strategies
  • Hardworking, committed and willing to go the ‘extra mile’.

In return we can offer you a position within a great team of experienced, supportive professionals who are dedicated to improving the opportunities of all pupils that attend our school. You will be provided with ongoing opportunities to develop professionally, provided with support to achieve a good work/life balance and personal well-being.

We encourage you to visit our school. Visits are by appointment. If you would like to attend the school please telephone Marie Ackerman, School Bursar, on 01327 340758 or email

Applications should be made via the Teach Northamptonshire website:

Applicants will be informed as soon as possible whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Interviews and assessments will take place by individual arrangement. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to online searches, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and medical check. References will need to be obtained prior to interview.