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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1
Working pattern
Part time
33.75 hours
Contract type
Fixed term (10 Months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 1/2 SCP 1-5 NJC Outer London 2020 – £16,499 to £17,718 pro rata (FTE £20,685 to £22,185)
Actual salary
Grade 1/2 SCP 1-5 NJC Outer London 2020 – £16,499 to £17,718 pro rata (FTE £20,685 to £22,185)

Job summary

Post: SEN TA

School / Location: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford, RM7 0HG.

Start Date: November 2021 (Fixed term contract for a year, with a strong chance of becoming permanent)

Salary: Grade 1/2 SCP 1-5 NJC Outer London 2020 – £16,499 to £17,718 pro rata (FTE £20,685 to £22,185)

Hours: Part time (33.75 hours per week) Term time

Mon-Fri 8.15am – 3.45pm

Closing Date: Friday 12 November 2021 at midday

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 15 November 2021

Additional Info: There is no parking available with this position.

Do you want to join an outstanding new school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant?

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. In 2018, we moved into our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are offering you the opportunity to work in a brand-new state-of-the-art building, fantastic opportunities for career development and progression, the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school and extensive professional development to enhance your knowledge and skills.

About the Role

The Teaching Assistant is a member of a team of practitioners responsible for the education and care of the children in the school. The Teaching Assistant will advance student learning; implement work programmes for individuals/groups and supervise physical/general care of students, including those with SEN; enable access to learning for students and assist the teacher in the management of students and the classroom.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed applicant who has experience of working with children (essential) with specific needs in class, small groups and in 1:1 situations, has English and Maths Grade C GCSE or equivalent (essential) and has NVQ Level 2 (or above). The candidate should also be firm, kind, patient, consistent and approachable, friendly, ready to join in and engage with learning with the children.

We would welcome applications from people who have experience in the following, although training would be available for the right candidates:

Cognition & Learning
Language & Social Interaction
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Social Communication Difficulties
Sensory Processing

Visits to the school are on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, if you would like an informal chat about the role then please contact us and ask to speak to the headteacher.

The contact details are: Raheel Akhtar


Tel: 01708 932710

How to apply:

Completed applications should be returned to: Raheel Akhtar

By post to: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford RM7 0HG

Or by email:

Closing Date: Friday 12 November 2021 at midday

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
237 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Concordia Academy

Concordia Academy opened in September 2016 with the express aim of providing an exceptional education for Havering children aged 4-11. This is a school created with and for the community. As we grow, our plans will continue to be shaped around the needs and aspirations of local families.

School location

Union Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0HG

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