Havering Schools Jobs

Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Parklands Primary School
  • Reference: SCH/24/274538
Grade 1/2, points 2-5
Parklands Primary School
Closing on 15/07/2024 at 12:00
Enhanced DBS Check
Temporary | Term Time
32.5 hours per week.

Parklands Primary School

Havering Road, Romford, Essex RM1 4QX

Email: office@parklands.havering.sch.uk

Website: www.parklands.havering.sch.uk

Tel: 01708 743404

Head Teacher: Mr S Stevens


Teaching Assistant

Hours: 32.5 hrs per week (full time)/39 weeks per year (Term time only)

Salary: Grade 1/2, spinal point 2 -5, depending on experience. Pro rata salary of £20,054 - £20,966 p.a. (FTE £25,854 - £27,030 p.a.)

Contract: Fixed term

Start Date: As soon as possible


Required, an experienced, conscientious and committed Teaching Assistant to assist with the day-to-day organisation within the classroom as well as supporting pupils with special educational needs in their learning.

Parklands Primary School is a high achieving school and we aim to enable our pupils to achieve and develop as kind, caring individuals. The successful candidate will be hard working, experienced and enthusiastic. Experience of working with children with SEND in a school environment is essential.

The key skills include:

  • good behaviour management
  • adaptability & flexibility
  • the ability to interact with pupils to impact on teaching and learning
  • you will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and motivated
  • you will need to be able to support the class teacher effectively
  • you will need to adhere to each schools' individual behaviour policies
  • be willing to take on new ideas and use your initiative
  • have excellent interpersonal skills, be keen to learn, a hard worker and team-player
  • have the energy and creativity to make individual and small group learning experiences challenging and supportive of rapid progress to enable children to reach their full potential
  • have high aspirations, be highly motivated, and enjoy the privilege of working with all children, across the age range, helping them to succeed
  • have excellent literacy and numeracy skills

Working with the support of qualified teachers you will:

  • provide learning opportunities to meet the needs of individual learners, working with them 1:1 throughout the day
  • work with children and young people who have complex needs, providing an appropriate level of emotional and physical support where necessary
  • provide support to pupils who have communication difficulties
  • assist in the development of pupil support plans
  • lead small group activities to enhance the knowledge and skills of groups of learners who face similar challenges
  • lead, assess and record the outcomes of interventions to evidence impact of and inform next steps, in discussion with the teacher


Please apply online.

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2024 at 12pm

Interviews: ASAP

If you do not hear from us within 5 days, your application has not been successful.


Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our pupils from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our schools, superseding any other considerations. Therefore Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance.

It is an offence to apply for a post which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from doing so. Please be advised that, again in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, shortlisted candidates (who wish to accept an invite to interview) will be required to submit, prior to their interview, a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Upon submission of this information, online checks may be carried out.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the School.

Equal Opportunities

Havering Schools aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), ethnic or national origins, disabilities, age, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependants, religious or political affiliation and trade union activities. All matters related to employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

How to apply

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