8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024


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Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Level 5 Points 8 to 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher of Thorpedene Primary School and Nursery and the CEO of Southend East Community Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who will be responsible for supporting students in the ARC with their learning and emotional regulation. This will include those with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This support will be both under their own direction, when covering groups, as well as via the guidance of the Inclusion Lead and the Leadership Team/SLT, with the aim of providing for the social, educational and welfare needs of pupils within the school.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • English and Maths, Grades A-C, or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a school setting in multiple year groups
  • Experience of marking pupils' work and giving written and verbal feedback in line with school policies

What the school offers its staff

At Thorpedene we strive to provide a welcoming, friendly and happy learning environment for all our children. This is achieved through our hardworking whole school community including parents, Governors, Trustees and our dedicated team of staff and not forgetting the vital part – our children! We work collaboratively with a clear focus on our school vision and values.

Our aim at Thorpedene is to provide a purposeful, well-balanced curriculum which stimulates learning, encouraging reflective children to have the independence and self-confidence to live and learn, now and in the future.

We are determined to ensure that every child who attends Thorpedene continues to succeed in a supportive learning environment based on the school core values of Achieving, Caring, Respecting with Confidence. We know that children learn better when they are happy. Here at Thorpedene Primary School & Nursery we continue to put the best interests of every child at the heart of our school and ensure that every child is nurtured and challenged to achieve their true potential and pursue their dreams.

We are proud to be a part of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) along with Bournes Green Infant School, Bournes Green Junior School, Hinguar Primary School, Richmond Avenue Primary School and Shoeburyness High School.

Commitment to safeguarding

SECAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

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About Southend East Community Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) comprises of a community of schools working in partnership, sharing resources and ideas to provide a rounded and inclusive education to our students who range from the age of 2 through to 18. We work towards enhancing the life chances and prosperity of our students and to equip them for adult life. Whilst keeping each school’s individual character, we encourage our staff to share best practice and knowledge to further benefit our students. We are passionate about educating and encouraging our students to become active, successful citizens and to have the confidence to meet any challenge they face.

School Details

Arranging a visit to Southend East Community Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@thorpedene.secat.co.uk.

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