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Teaching Assistants

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
APTC3 point 5-6
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/10/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane

Upminster. RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Corbets Tey @ The Avelon

100 Avelon Road

Rainham RM13 7DH

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Teaching Assistants (required Immediately)

30 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.

Hours:  8.45am to 4.30pm Monday, 8.45am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Friday

Grade 2: APTC 3 Point 5-6

Actual Salary: £15,666 plus £917pa SEN Allowance (pt 5)

                     £15,949 Plus £917 SEN allowance (pt 6)

Contract: Permanent

The school is firmly committed to the development of its staff and for the right candidate, would contribute to the financial support of progression through degree qualifications that complement the work of the school (e.g.: Education, Psychology, or Communication related subject).

This is a successful school with supportive governors and very special pupils. We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to support pupils (sometimes 1:1) in mixed-age specialist classes. A first aid qualification would be desirable but not essential.

A Teaching Assistant at Corbets Tey School will have:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of abilities
  • A general understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum
  • Flexibility to be able to work in a range of classes with pupils of varying ages and need
  • 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 self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Calm, controlled and effective communication and relate well to all children and adults within the school
  • The ability to reflect on own behaviour to ensure teams are strong and working together to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within this
  • A high level of professionalism and the ability to distinguish personal and professional boundaries in school related relationships both in and outside of the school
  • Level 2 (GCSE) Qualifications in English and Maths (or the ability to show a high level of competence in literacy and numeracy school related tasks)
  • An aptitude for understanding and/or working knowledge of specialist IT software (Clicker 7, Communicate In Print, Active Inspire/Smartboard) and other IT resources such as iPads to support students’ learning and communication
  • Be willing to develop a full working knowledge, understanding and adherence to relevant school polices, practice and procedures.

Please see full Teaching Assistant Job Description.

An application form should be completed via the Havering jobs website www.haveringschools.jobs by the closing date. If you experience difficulties, please contact  Lisa Wellard on on 01708 225888. Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Wednesday 2nd October 2019     Interviews: Week Commencing 7th October 2019

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
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