Job Vacancy – Primary Phase Teaching Assistant

Primary Phase Teaching Assistant


Required: As Soon As Possible



Salary £9458.00 pa (Working hours are 9:00am – 3:30pm 4 days a week during term time, plus five days to include INSET training or equivalent throughout the year)


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 primary phase teaching assistant to work with pupils in Key Stage 1. This is a part-time role (4 days), initially on a fixed term contract of one year. 

The ideal candidate will have previous teaching assistant experience, including 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)
  • Previous KS1 experience (desirable)
  • Experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
  • 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 request an application form and send your completed application form and a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4 to 


Application Pack

Cover Letter

Application Form

Job Description


Closing date: Monday 14 November 2022 midday

Interviews: w/c Wednesday 21 November