Havering Schools Jobs

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

x2 SEN Teaching Assistants

Vacancy Summary
Scargill Junior School – part of the Hornchurch Academy Trust
APTC 2 point 4
Scargill Junior School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/06/2021 at 12:00
Vacancy Description

Scargill Junior School

Part of Hornchurch Academy Trust

Mungo Park Road



Tel: 01708 555677

Email: office@scargilljun.org.uk

Web: www.scargill-jun.havering.sch.uk


2 SEN Teaching Assistants

Hours: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Grade: Scale 2 point 4

Salary: Pro Rata Actual Salary: £15,570 p.a. (based on £21,795 full time equivalent)

Contract: Fixed Term - linked to individual SEN child

To Start: 1st September 2021


Scargill Junior School is seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and talented TAs to join our friendly and vibrant school. You will join a strong and supportive team of staff within an Academy that is committed to providing a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for our pupils and staff.  

Scargill Junior School is part of Hornchurch Academy Trust and offers excellent opportunities for training, support, career development and sharing best practice amongst its five schools. 


We are looking for two Temporary Teaching Assistants to work 5 days a week, Monday to Friday from 8.15am – 3.15pm with a one-hour lunch break. 

You will primarily be carrying out the role of supporting teaching and learning within the classroom with an individual SEN child. The position may also include setting up and resourcing the work for other SEN children/small groups.

There will also be a requirement to support and run a school-wide SEN intervention programme. We welcome applications from candidates with suitable experience. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Good Maths and English skills.
  • Experience, knowledge and expertise of working with children with a wide range of abilities and needs.
  • A diverse set of skills to enable you to be flexible in supporting or leading teaching and learning in and outside the classroom.
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils with Complex Learning Needs.
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with special needs children and developing skills to facilitate this.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within this.
  • An understanding of how to work creatively and strategically.
  • Passion about teaching and learning, and striving for the best outcomes for ALL children.
  • An innovative and reflective mind-set and someone who is keen to learn.
  • A positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • A good sense of humour.


Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school for an appointment.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please get in touch with us – we would love to hear from you!

Please apply online.

Closing date: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews will be held week beginning 28th June 2021.


Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19:  Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Hornchurch Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interviews may be via video conferencing if appropriate.  

Please email office@scargilljun.org.uk for further information.


Hornchurch Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers 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
How to apply

To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below.

Apply Now
  • This vacancy is now closed