As the new Orsett Heath Academy continues to
grow, we are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our SEND
department prior to the move into our new £30m school
building. The core
purpose of the role is to assist in the support and development of students
throughout the Academy. This is a great
opportunity to help pupils gain the academic skills, social skills and
knowledge for successful futures. Here, you can benefit from a wealth of
experience, training opportunities and a supportive, collaborative spirit.
are looking for:
- An engaging person with the ability to interest,
encourage and motivate children when supporting their learning and development
- An excellent team worker, who can work closely with
class teachers and support them with their planning, preparation and assessment
- A person with the ability to support individual
pupils, groups or whole classes to help them make excellent progress
Why Orsett Heath Academy?
Heath Academy opened in 2020 with 120 Year 7 Pupils. We are oversubscribed in
both Year 7 and Year 8. In 2023 we will move to our new school building. The
school is currently located in purpose built accommodation at Thurrock Rugby
Club, adjacent to the final school site. The school will grow to be a large
community 11-16 school with 1200 pupils. We have assembled a highly motivated
and able staff team and are looking for people who share our values to help us
is an exciting time to join SWECET as the Trust has recently grown to 6
schools. SWECET is a realistic and forward-thinking Trust which genuinely
values its workforce.
return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:
- A supportive and friendly
- Becoming part of a
- Full and comprehensive
induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career
- Competitive salaries;
- Access to the Local
Government Pension Scheme;
- A two week October half
- Reduced gym membership
at a Trust school.
South West Essex
Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo
child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers
and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.
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