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Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
St Peter's Catholic Primary School
APTC3, points 14-17
St. Peter's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/03/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School

Dorset Avenue

Romford RM1 4JA

Tel: 01708 745506



Full Time Teaching Assistant Required

To support a named SEN Child with complex needs

Hours: 32.5 hours per week/38 weeks per year

Grade: APTC Scale 3 (Pts 14-17). Actual Annual Salary of £14,929 - £15,276

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible


The governors wish to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to support the educational and personal care needs of two children with an Education and Health Care Plan on a shared basis. The role may also include lunchtime supervision of the children in the playground.


The successful applicants will:

Have a thorough understanding of Special Educational Needs

Have experience of working with high needs SEND pupils

Be able to engage and enthuse SEND pupils to access learning

Be able to develop positive relationships with pupils and able to use a variety of strategies to meet individual needs

Support the pupil in developing effective communication skills and may have experience of using PECS, Makaton and other communication support

Use strategies to encourage the pupil’s independence.

Help the pupil in developing social awareness and forming friendships.

Be positive in outlook and flexible and adaptable to the needs of the child and in the classroom setting; be patient, calm and resilient

Take directions from the class teacher but also be willing to use their own initiative.

Undertake training as necessary.

Work effectively as part of a team.

Specific training in relation to supporting this pupil will be given.


St. Peter’s is currently extending to 2FE and enjoying the benefits of a beautiful new build and extended facilities. We maintain a friendly community, well-behaved, responsive pupils and very supportive parents and governors. Our staff are hard working and committed to ensuring that our school aims are upheld and that every child’s well-being and safety is a priority.


Visits to the school are essential. Only those applicants who visit the school will be considered for shortlisting.


Please apply online.

Closing Date: 22nd March 2019 at 12:00pm

Previous applicants need not apply.

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