4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (Initially this post is for a period of ONE YEAR on a FIXED TERM contract)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£ 20,658 - £ 22,185 FTE per annum (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting)
Actual salary
£14,723 - £15,811 per annum (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an experienced and high calibre Teaching Assistant to work within our provision for hearing impaired pupils on a one to one basis with a child with SENs including a hearing impairment as soon as possible. If you possess the following skills, Hacton Primary School would like to hear from you:

 An NVQ 2 / 3 qualification in Primary Education and have at least Maths and Literacy GCSE at grade C or above.
 Experience in working with hearing impaired children.
 Knowledge of British Sign Language.
 Experience in helping develop children’s speech and language.
 Excellent team player.
 A calm, patient personality with good organisational skills.
 The ability to engage and motivate pupils and differentiate learning for SENs pupils where necessary.
 An enthusiastic, highly committed and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills and patience.
 A commitment to working as a member of a team, and also shows initiative to working independently.

Hacton Primary School will offer you:

 The chance to work and develop in an outstanding primary school
 Enthusiastic, well-motivated pupils who are eager to learn
 Supportive and friendly staff
 Personal and professional development opportunities
 Flexible working opportunities
 Staff assistance programme including virtual GP appointments, counselling service, legal services
 Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
 Staff discount scheme
 Cycle to work scheme

Applying for the job

Please forward your completed application to Ms Yingqi Huang, HR Officer at hr@elatschools.co.uk by Thursday 2nd December 2021. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 13th December 2021

The Empower Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer that is committed to safer recruitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.

For further information, please either ring the school office 01708-443991 or email sware1@elatschools.co.uk to make an appointment.

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
570 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Hacton Primary School

Hacton is a warm and friendly primary school in Hornchurch, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. At the heart of Hacton is a dedicated team of staff who work together to develop children’s academic abilities and life skills through engaging and inspiring lessons. We are proud that our pupils enjoy school: children feel supported, valued and motivated to achieve personal excellence.

Arranging a visit to Hacton Primary School

Informal visits to the department are very welcome by appointment.

School location

Chepstow Avenue, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6AU

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