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Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Scargill Infant School
Actual salary pro-rata £15,293 - £15,570 p.a.
Scargill Infant School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
30 hours per week. 39 weeks per Year.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/09/2021 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Scargill Infant School

Mungo Park Road


Essex RM13 7PL

Tel. No: 01708 555707

Head of school: Dawn McGahey


Teaching Assistant 1-2-1

Grade: 1/2 point 3-5

Salary: £21,408 – £21,795 p.a. (full-time). Actual salary pro-rata £15,293 - £15,570 p.a.

Hours: 30 hours per week – term time only (39 weeks to include INSET days) – 8.45am – 3.15pm with 30 minutes’ lunch break

Contract: Fixed Term to 31st August 2022 

Required from October 2021


We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with children with a range of special educational needs. The role is predominantly working as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant but some group work will be required.

The role involves supporting children with complex physical, sensory or learning and development needs. Experience delivering speech therapy plans will be an advantage, as will be any experience using visual timetables, PECs, Makaton, positive handling training and knowledge implementing behaviour management strategies. 

Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher and you will also have the ability to use your own initiative to organise tasks and activities; creating simple resources to support the pupil’s work as appropriate. You will work closely with the Class Teacher and the School’s SENCO as well as working in partnership with external contacts to support learning and development.

We are looking for a person who is calm, kind, patient and who:

  • is cheerful, positive and enthusiastic about working with children
  • is experienced in supporting pupils with learning difficulties
  • is an effective communicator with pupils and staff
  • is able to build and maintain effective relationships
  • is committed to working as part of a team

The position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Closing date for applications:      Thursday 30th September - 12 noon

Interviews:                                Week Commencing 4th October 





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 (2021) 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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