16 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Term time
28.75 hours per week. (5.75 hrs per day, Mon - Fri.)
Contract type
Fixed term (until 19th July 2022 - with potential extension based on a school needs review.)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£17,962
Actual salary
£12,024

Job summary

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Thurrock Band TLW/Band A £17,962 FTE, Actual salary £12,024.

Hours: 28.75 per week (5 hours 45 mins per day)

Contract: Fixed Term until 19th July 2022 (with potential extension based on a school needs review)

Location: South Ockendon, Essex

We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to work closely with children who have additional needs. The applicant appointed to this Learning Support role will have a proven track record of successfully working with children with Special Education Needs or will be keen to learn on the job about this role. They will have high expectations and show they can enable individuals to achieve their potential and make good progress.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have experience of work with pupils with SEND or be keen to learn on the job.

• Be a creative, enthusiastic and energetic practitioner and a real team player.

• Communicate with pupils, staff and parents effectively, both verbally and in a written form.

• Is someone who can use agreed teaching and learning strategies consistently, yet also respond to educational needs in the 'here and now' to enhance learning opportunities within a lesson.

In return Somers Heath Primary School can offer you:

• Well behaved children who are keen to learn and achieve their full potential.

• Excellent opportunities for professional development.

• A hardworking and supportive team who are committed to providing outstanding education to all children, no matter what their background or needs

• An attractive and spacious building

For an informal, confidential discussion please contact Paul Smith (School Business Manager) on 01708 853397 or email him on Paul.Smith@catrust.org.uk.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the School

School visits and informal, confidential discussions are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Paul Smith, our School Business Manager, on 01708 853397 or paul.smith@catrust.org.uk to arrange these.

Applying for the job

Please see our job advert and application form on Essex Schools Jobs:

http://www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk/Vacancies/Details.aspx?VacancyId=67333

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01708853397

About Somers Heath Primary School

We are proud of the school and visitors to Somers Heath always comment on the calmness and politeness of our children.

This is an exciting time to join our school. Over the past few years Somers Heath has expanded to provide two classes across all years, joined Catalyst Academies Trust and appointed a new Headteacher. We hope you would like to be part of our aim to provide outstanding education for all children.

Somers Heath is situated close to the M25 and A13 road links, near the Dartford Crossing and Lakeside Shopping Centre.

Arranging a visit to Somers Heath Primary School

School visits and informal, confidential discussions are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Paul Smith, our School Business Manager, on 01708 853397 or paul.smith@catrust.org.uk to arrange these.

School location

Foyle Drive, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5LX

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