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Teaching Assistant for Additionally Resourced Provision

Vacancy Summary
Nelmes Primary
Grade 1/2 Points 1-5 + TA2 Allowance
Nelmes Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
31.25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/06/2021 at 12:00
Vacancy Description

Nelmes Primary School

Wingleytye Lane


Essex RM11 3BX

Telephone: 01708 447676

Email: office@nelmes.org

Head Teacher: Kirsten Cooper


Teaching Assistant - Additionally Resourced Provision

Hours: 31.25 hours per week

Grade: Grade 1/2 points 1-5 with TA2 Allowance

Salary: Pro Rata Actual Salary: £14,994 - £16,102 p.a + TA2 Allowance (based on £20,658 - £22,185 full time equiv)

Contract: Permanent

To Start: 1st September 2021


Required for September, we are looking to appoint a committed and experienced teaching assistant to work with our pupils in our brand new ARP – additionally resourced provision for children with ASD and/or communication and interaction needs.

We are seeking to employ an experienced teaching assistant with expertise in supporting pupils, with a range of additional and significant needs, particularly ASD and social communication/interaction difficulties. The support assistant will work in the team, be led, and line managed by our ARP lead. Staff work in a positive and collaborative environment where the needs of the children are at the heart of all best practice and decision-making. The team will also work together to establish the ARP to ensure it becomes integral to the provision of the whole school.

At Nelmes Primary School we are committed to supporting and encouraging children across the whole school and we passionately believe that all children, regardless of their starting point, can and should be included in the day to day life of the school and achieve well.

We are looking for a teaching assistant who has at least an NVQ level 3 and should have relevant experience in the area of working with pupils with high need.


Candidates must;

  • Be positive and confident in using your knowledge of current theory and practice in teaching and learning, and SEND
  • Be ready to utilise the benefits of a curriculum that is innovative and flexible in terms of delivery and content
  • Be engaged with both the schools and provision’s ethos, thinking creatively and reflectively within an open and honest team, whilst keeping the needs of the pupils firmly at the centre
  • Be able to share best practice and be flexible and compassionate
  • Develop positive relationships with pupils and able to use a variety of strategies to meet individual needs
  • Be enthusiastic, confident and able to use their initiative
  • Be patient, empathetic and resilient
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Play a full part in the life of the school and is committed to working in partnership with staff and parents.


Nelmes is an Outstanding school and can offer you:

  • a kind, caring, warm and friendly school with happy, and motivated children;
  • a well-resourced brand new teaching environment adjacent to our mainstream school
  • continuing professional development opportunities within and outside of school and an experienced team to offer advice and support
  • an opportunity to be part of a strong and dedicated staff team who are committed to high standards and creating an inclusive learning environment for all children.


Visits to the provision are welcome and we would welcome applications from experienced support staff with SEND expertise and knowledge in the areas of ASD and social communication needs.


Please apply online.

Closing date: Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Interviews held in week beginning 28th June 2021


We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
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