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Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Vacancy Summary
Harold Wood Primary
Grade 1/2 Point 1-5
Harold Wood Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/06/2022 at 16:00
Vacancy Description

Harold Wood Primary School

Recreation Avenue

Harold Wood



Headteacher: Miss Alison Dowding

Telephone: 01708 345473

Website: www.haroldwoodprimaryschool.co.uk


Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Hours: 30 hpw/38 weeks per year + HOLS

Salary: Grade 1/2, points 1-5. Pro Rata Salary of £14,792 - £15,730 p.a. (FTE £21,228 - £22,575 p.a.)

Contract: Temporary

Start Date: As soon as possible


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

The role involves supporting children with complex physical, sensory or learning and development needs. Any experience using visual timetables, PECs, workstations, positive handling training or knowledge when managing children with emotional regulation difficulties which can present as challenging behaviour, is an advantage.

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 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 

At Harold Wood 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. 


Please apply online.

Closing Date: 27th June 2022 - 4pm

Interview Date: TBC 

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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