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Job Ref No. ECC8826001-93 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £17,982 – £21,398
Position Start Date: 16/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/08/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: to be confirmed  

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We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to join our busy Learning Development Centre in the Senior School (Years 7 to 11). A Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent is desirable or a passion to embark upon a teaching career. GCSE Maths & English to at least C grade is essential.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join our happy, developing and innovative school working within the Learning Development Centre under the leadership of the SENDCO. The role would suit an enthusiastic, hard working and passionate individual who may be considering a career in teaching this September who wishes to gain valuable classroom experience and share their drive and motivation to support children in the Senior School (KS3 & KS4).

Please download the LSA Job Information Pack for further information on the role. To apply, please visit the Vacancies page on our school website

We reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should there be a good response to the advert.

Thorpe Hall School is committed to the safeguarding of children and successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, online search, Enhanced DBS and a Declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2018.

Information about the School

Thorpe Hall is a non-selective co-educational day school of 500 pupils from Nursery to Year 11. The school is situated on a generous site on the outskirts of Southend-on-Sea and has an excellent reputation as one of the leading independent schools in the area. More information about the school and the school’s prospectus can be found on our website:

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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Contact Information

Helen Hargreaves
Wakering Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3RD
Telephone: 01702 582340

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