Job Ref No. ECC5221-40S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 point 3-6
Position Start Date: 03/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/06/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: Friday 5th July 2019  

Job Description

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We are looking for an experienced and passionate SEN teaching assistant who has experience working with children with a variety of additional needs (e.g. autism, dyslexia, ADHD, global development delay, speech and communication challenges), to be a key worker.

You will demonstrate our values of compassion, commitment, reliability and honesty and you will have the opportunity to make a difference.

You will need:

• an understanding of the UK National Curriculum;

• a proven record of working with special educational needs - autism/dyslexia/ ADHD or other;

• a proven record of being able to heighten pupil's confidence, self-esteem and love of learning;

• 100% passion for education, commitment, reliability and honesty;

• excellent communication skills;

• excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE grade c or above);

• incredible patience;

• an excellent knowledge of different learning styles and how to utilise these;

• the ability to deal with possible behaviour issues;

• to be a team-worker;

You will need to:

• make sure that the pupils that you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity;

• support and assess the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues as necessary;

• supervise pupil safety.

Applicants will need to use their initiative and adapt quickly and intuitively to the needs of the child as well as having a willingness to learn and receive direction from others.

Our school can offer:

• a friendly, caring and supportive team;
• well behaved, polite and enthusiastic pupils; and
• supportive parents and governors.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2019
Interviews: Friday 5th July 2019

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed

To book a visit or for further information, please contact:
Anita Sparrow (Business Manager) on (01206) 823044 ext 4

Millfields is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.


Monday - Friday

8:30am- 10:30am - SEN LSA

10:30am - 10:50am - Break

10:50am - 12:10pm - SEN LSA

12:10pm - 1:15pm - MDA

1:15pm-3:00pm - SEN LSA

You will also have an unpaid half hour break per day at a mutually agreeable time.

Band 2 Point 3 - 6 (£18,065 pa - £19,171 pa pro rata)

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Janet Meacock
Bowes Road
Wivenhoe, Colchester
Essex, CO7 9RD
Telephone: 01206 823044

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