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Job Ref No. ECC2611-142 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, Point 5-6
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 8/7/2024  

Job Description

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SEN Learning Assistant Essex Pay Scale 3 (5-6) £23,500 -£23,893 plus Outer Fringe Allowance £689 FTE

ActualSalary £14,973 - £15,224 plus £439 outer fringe based on 27 hours and 30 minutes per week

Normal hours are 8.45am-3.15pm.

About Us

Ghyllgrove Primary School is a vibrant and growing school with an excellent reputation in its community.

We are a successful and supportive school that strive to achieve the best for pupils through continually aiming to improve our own skills and talents. We provide excellent support and continuing professional development driven by our experienced SEN Leadership Team.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable SEN Learning Support Assistant who has high expectations of all pupils and themselves. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to start or continue a career in education in a well established and welcoming department.

'Parents are extremely positive about the school. Survey respondents unequivocally recommend the school to other parents.'

'The school is highly inclusive. Respect, kindness and tolerance are embedded throughout daily life. Pupils embody fundamental British values by 'living, growing, and succeeding together'.'

'All staff are committed to doing their very best for pupils academically, socially and emotionally. Staff are a unified team. They work well together and learn from each other. The results from the staff survey are positive.'


'The provision for pupils with SEND is very well managed. There is a clear understanding of pupils' different needs, alongside bespoke support to help them address their most urgent priorities. The consistency of approach helps pupils to understand how to overcome their frustrations and become independent learners.'

Ofsted Report 8 May 2019

Personal Attributes Required

It is important that you are able to work collaboratively as part of a team with other Learning Assistants and Teachers.

The successful candidates will also need:

· 3 or more GCSE's, including Maths & English at A-C grade

· Experience of working with primary age children

· Show initiative in their working environment

· Patient and a good communicator with a positive disposition

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact our HR, Mrs Nicole Curtis on 01268 450067 to arrange. Our website also provides a more information about Ghyllgrove Primary School, our culture, vision and ethos.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people. Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued. The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment. The safer recruitment process will be adhered to.

Information about the School

Ghyllgrove Community Primary School and Resource Base for Deaf children is a special place where the staff are dedicated to providing the best for all the children. We aim to ensure that our children are safe, happy and allowed to achieve, by providing a well structured engaging curriculum and by positively promoting good behaviour.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all children develop a love of learning, as well as respect and care for one another.

We believe that a partnership between parents, families and school is one of the most important relationships, to ensure that the children are able to fulfill their potential. The school is proud of its links with other agencies within our community to support all our families and children.

We employ more than 100 teaching and support staff and seek to hire, develop and continue our retention of the best suitable people to create a diverse, creative and non-discriminative environment, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect to ensure the very best in the delivery of excellent learning and teaching to our pupils.

We are delighted that you have taken the opportunity to consider us as your future employer and hope that we have given you an insight in to the daily life of our school. Should you require further information please contact the school main office on 01268 450067.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Main Office - 01268 450067
The Gore
Ghyllgrove, Basildon
Essex, SS14 2BG
Telephone: 01268 450067
Email: HR@ghyllgrove.essex.sch.uk

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