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Relief Teaching Assistants

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
£11.59 per hour (pro rata Special Needs Allowance and paid holidays inclusive)
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
31/08/2020 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


Relief Teaching Assistants Required Immediately

Hours: Various hours per week between the hours of 8.45am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £11.59 per hour (pro-rata Special Needs Allowance and paid holidays inclusive)

Contract: Relief


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 Relief 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 Relief Teaching Assistant Job Description attached.


Please apply online. If you experience difficulties, please contact Lisa Wellard on on 01708 225888. Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Monday 31st August 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 7th September 2020


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Everybody who works for the school is expected to share and promote this commitment and to have, or acquire, the relevant abilities, skills and knowledge to carry it out.

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.

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
How to apply

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