Job Ref No. ECC5420-238S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Essex Scale 3, Point 4-5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Expected to be held w/c 23 May 2022  

Job Description

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Essex Schools' Pay Scale 3, National Pay Spine 4-5 £19,264 - £19,650 (pro rata salary would be £12,442 - £12,691)

28 hours per week, term time plus training days (39 working weeks per year, plus holiday) (negotiable)

September start. Initial one Year Fixed Term Contract.

The Cornelius Vermuyden School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated professional to work in the SEND Department. The post holder will report to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Co-ordinator. The core purpose of the post is to:

  • Support students with SEND;
  • Contribute to the development of the learning support department.

Specific responsibilities include:-

  • Providing support for an identified student in the classroom;
  • Developing an understanding of the students' needs in order to support them effectively;
  • Promoting positive behaviour and relationships;
  • Working in partnership with subject teachers;
  • Undertaking intimate care procedures and willing to be trained in any relevant medical routines.

Cornelius Vermuyden School promotes the values of Trauma Perceptive Practice (TPP) in all that we do:-

  • Compassion and Kindness
  • Hope
  • Connection and Belonging

Furthermore, we expect all of our staff to model and uphold these values to our school community.

Please apply using the accompanying application form. Alternatively, you can visit the school's website,, and use the application form under Key Materials in the vacancy section under Staff Information. Please send your completed application to MrsABeckman, Headteacher's PA, either by email to, or by post to the school's address.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Please note that only those applicants who are asked to attend for interview will be contacted.

Information about the School

Cornelius Vermuyden is a vibrant and distinctive learning community in which all students receive the support, challenge and encouragement that they need to become successful, confident and mature young people who are well-prepared for life beyond school. Located on a beautiful site on Canvey Island and easily accessible to all parts of Essex, Southend and London, the school provides a secure and happy environment for positive and exciting learning experiences.

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

Mrs A Beckman
Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 9QS
Telephone: 01268 685011 ext 124

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