Job Ref No. ECC5221-52 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3-4, points 4-7
Position Start Date: 02/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 12th July 2022  

Job Description

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

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: Tuesday 5th July 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 12th July 2022

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



Monday & Tuesday

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

10:30am - 10:50am - Break

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

12:10pm - 1:15pm - MDA

1:15pm - 1:30pm - Break

1:30pm - 3:00pm - SEN LSA

Pay Scale - Between Scale 3, point 4/5 and Scale 4, point 6/7 (Depending on experience)

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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