4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
31.25 hours per week (8.30-3.15 Mon-Fri)
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Purfleet Primary Academy
Are looking for a dedicated and committed
SEND Learning Support Assistant
31.25 Hours per week (8.30am-3.15pm Mon-Fri)
Thurrock Pay Scales (Point 4-10)
(Actual salary £14,280-£16,118)
Salary awarded depending on experience and qualifications

Purfleet Primary Academy are looking to appoint a SEND Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly team in our happy school.

In this role you would be working within a fantastic team, supporting our pupils in school. We recognise and value the individual strengths of our pupils and support each child to be the very best that they can be. We help our pupils to become responsible, independent and resilient learners. We strive to ensure that our children leave us well prepared for the next stage of their education, as well-rounded and caring individuals.

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, positive and able to work on their own initiative, as well as follow direction.

The successful candidate will need to hold an Early Years Level 3 qualification (see link below for list of qualifications). Experience of dealing with children with individual and complex needs is essential as is a caring attitude and commitment to the role.
The link below lists the qualifications that can be accepted.
If you feel this is the role for you, then please contact Nicki Cocks on 01375 802700 or on admin@purfleetprimary.co.uk for an application form or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: 28th January 2022
Interviews to be held: W/C 31st January 2022

The interview process will include a short task.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Purfleet Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Academy Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. For more information on REAch2 visit www.reach2.org

Applying for the job

Please visit www.purfleetprimary.co.uk for application pack and form

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
612 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Purfleet Primary Academy

At Purfleet Primary, we passionately believe that every pupil in our school deserves to realise their full potential. To this end, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum as well as a range of extra-curricular activities designed to enable pupils to develop the full range of their talents.

We work to encourage collaborative skills, a problem solving approach, resilience and perseverance in the face of challenge. Above all, we aim to foster in each child, a belief in their ability to succeed as well as a life-long love of learning.

Staff at the school are passionate in their belief that all pupils should achieve their best. Their aspiration for their pupils ensures that they have the highest expectations and expect them all to succeed.

We firmly believe that education is a partnership between pupils, parents and staff and place a high value on establishing close links between home and school, so that we can effectively work together to achieve the best for your child.

Should you wish to visit our school, please get in touch on 01375 802700 – and we will be very happy to welcome you and show you the Purfleet Team at work.

We hope to see you soon.

School location

Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1TA

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