This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 hours per week term-time only 8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary
Local Government Pay Scale 3 point 4-5 (£14,465 p.a.)

Job summary


Required for September 2021

32.5 hours per week term-time only
8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Local Government Pay Scale 3 point 4-5 (£14,465 p.a.)
Plus, allowance of £1,712

We have a vacancy for a Senior Teaching Assistant to work as part of the Learning Support Team. The hours will be 8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. with a half hour break for lunch. The successful candidate will have GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and good skills in ICT. A Level in Science is preferable. This would be an ideal experience for a Science graduate looking for a career in teaching.

The role will involve supporting students with SEN in and outside of their lessons up to GCSE level to ensure that they are able to become successful and independent learners. It would be an advantage if applicants have a particular interest in Science. This role will also involve supporting students with personal care needs.

Davenant is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedure in place, which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

Further details of the post are available from the school website: A letter of application, along with a completed application form should be submitted to Marylyn Greengrass, Headteacher’s P.A. by the closing date, Friday 15 October.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1258 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Davenant Foundation School

Christian Ecumenical School

School location

Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD

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