Job Ref No. ECC2824-136S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A Point 1 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 8th July 2022  

Job Description

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East Tilbury Primary School

Princess Margaret Road, East Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8SB

Wishes to appoint a

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Fixed term contract until 31st August 2023

Salary: Band A Point 1 - 6

(£11,462.31 - £12,652.07 per annum)

27 hours 5 minutes per week

8:40am - 3:10pm Monday - Friday, 15 minute unpaid break and 50 minute unpaid lunch break

37 weeks of the year - term time only

Start Date: September 2022

We to appoint a 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant who has experience, or an interest, in supporting children with special educational needs, such as autism. You will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey. You will need to understand the subjects that you support the children in, be able to demonstrate a fair attitude and apply rules consistently. You will be resilient and have excellent de-escalation skills. The ideal candidate will be able to nurture supportive relationships and be able to demonstrate a practical, hands on approach to supporting teaching. In addition to this, you will be required to assist the children during the lunch time.

The candidates will preferably have relevant NVQ qualifications or equivalent. They must have a good standard of English and Mathematics and basic computer skills. Previous experience is desirable.

  • Experience or interest in supporting pupils with a range of needs e.g. Asperger's, Autism, ADHD, speech and / or language difficulties, cerebral palsy
  • Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • Knowledge of successful strategies to engage pupils with specific and significant needs
  • Experience of the EYFS and / or KS1 curriculum
  • Flexible and adaptable with timetabling and the daily routines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with parents and relevant staff
  • Personal Care

We will offer you:

· 2 week October half term

· Recognition of continuous service

· Automatic enrolment into Local Government Pension Scheme

· Continuous Professional Development

· Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Applications forms are available via Essex School Jobs, or the School and Trust website. Alternatively, please contact:   

Contact details:, 01375 648901   

Closing date: Thursday 30th June 2022, Midday

Interview date: Friday 8th July 2022

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

East Tilbury Primary School & Nursery converted to Academy Status in April 2012 as a partner in St Cleres Co-operative Academy Trust. We are a three/four form entry school in a semi-rural location, only a 5 minute walk from East Tilbury Station which is on the C2C Fenchurch - Shoeburyness Line. .

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

Abbie Stonehouse
East Tilbury Primary School
Princess Margaret Road, East Tilbury
Essex, RM18 8SB
Telephone: 01375 846181

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