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SEN Teaching Assistant x2

Vacancy Summary
RJ Mitchell Primary School
Grade 1/2, point 3
RJ Mitchell Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
27.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/09/2021 at 12:00
Vacancy Description

The RJ Mitchell Primary School

Tangmere Crescent


Essex RM12 5PP

Tel. No: 01708 551684

Head Teacher: Mr Barry Read


SEN Teaching Assistant x2

Grade: Grade 1/2, point 3

Salary: Pro rata salary of £13,674 p.a. (FTE £21,408 p.a.)

Contract: Fixed Term until 31.12.2021 and then reviewed termly

Hours: 27 hours 30 minutes – term time only (38 weeks per year) 8.45am – 3.15pm minus a 1 hour lunch 

Required from ASAP


We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant who has experience working with children with Autism, sensory needs, ADHD, Emotional Regulation difficulty and associated special educational needs. The role will be working as a specialist SEN Teaching Assistant working closely with the class teacher and our SENCO.

The role involves supporting ASD children with complex learning and development needs - experience working in an additional resource provision using visual timetables, PECs, Makaton, positive handling training and knowledge implementing behaviour management strategies is essential. There will be a requirement to provide toileting and intimate care support and support eating.

Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher 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 be expected to work in partnership and liaise 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

At The RJ Mitchell Primary School we pride ourselves on our kind, supportive and caring environment and we provide excellent opportunities for our staff to specialise in areas of SEN learning support.


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.


Please apply online.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th September 2021

Interviews: Monday 4th October 2021

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.
How to apply

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