Job Vacancy – 1-1 Teaching Assistant – Primary Site

Maharishi School is looking to recruit a 1-1 Teaching Assistant – Maharishi Free School

Salary £11,823.74 (Working hours are   days a week during term time, plus five days to include INSET training or equivalent throughout the year)

Required for September 2022

Maharishi School is a unique school environment where staff and pupils practise Transcendental Meditation twice a day, creating a calm and supportive environment. For more details, follow the link to the school website:

Maharishi School is looking to appoint a 1-1 SEND teaching assistant to work with a pupil in KS2. This is a full-time role, initially on a fixed term contract of one year.

The ideal candidate will have previous teaching assistant experience and previous experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities.

We are looking for a candidate who can meet the following criteria:

  • A commitment to the school’s Consciousness-based Education (CbE) ethos (training in CbE will be provided)
  • A relevant teaching assistant qualification (desirable)
  • Experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
  • Previous KS2 experience (desirable)
  • At least one reference from previous work with children
  • A current DBS that is registered with the update service or be willing to apply for a new one
  • Eligibility to work in the UK or be a UK resident

We can offer:

  • A working environment where the twice daily practice of Transcendental Meditation is at its core
  • Dedicated and supportive staff
  • Supportive and engaged parents
  • A commitment to quality and safeguarding

If you are interested in the above role, please go to and fill in an application form or phone and request an application form, and send your completed application form, a C.V. and a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4 to


Closing date: Monday 13 June 2022 midday

Interviews: w/c 20 June 2022

Contact – Email:

Tel: 01695 729912


All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance

Maharishi School is an equal opportunities and safer recruitment employer