Job Ref No. ECC2003-215S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Catalyst Pay Scale Band TLW/A Point TLW-4
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 13/06/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: W/C Monday 17th June 2024  

Job Description

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SEN/Learning Support Assistant

Start Date: September 2024

Working Weeks: 38 - Term Time Only.

Working pattern: KS1 & 2 - Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm, 32 hours 30 minutes (unpaid 30 minute break)

Working pattern: EYFS - Monday to Friday, 8.00am-4.00pm, 37 hours (unpaid 30 minute break)

Salary: Catalyst Pay Scale Band TLW/A - Point TLW - 4 - £22,306 - £23,578 (FTE) Actual pay is dependent on hours

Closing date: Thursday 13th June 2024

Interview: W/C Monday 17th June 2024

We are looking for valuable new members to join our team who are genuinely motivated by the desire to make a positive difference to pupils' lives.

The successful candidate will support a child with special educational needs on a one to one basis and/or in a small group and provide general class support.

We require a committed, enthusiastic learning support assistant who:

has experience of working with SEND pupiIs in a school setting
has experience of working with children with additional medical needs, including epilepsy
Works well within a team
has good verbal and written communication skills
is patient and resilient with a positive nature
has high expectations of self and others
is able to challenge and motivate all children to succeed
is self-motivated, resilient and able to use their own initiate
is an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour
has a love of learning and is committed to their own development
In return we offer:

a committed team who genuinely want the best for our pupils
excellent professional development opportunities
strong, collaborative partnerships with other local schools
an employee assistance programme
You will also be added to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

Our school motto is 'Perseverance Brings Success'; with your help we will achieve the success of which we are capable.

To apply please go to or Informal visits are warmly welcomed or for an informal, confidential discussion please contact Samantha Oxley, Headteacher on 01708 853200

Benyon Primary School is part of Catalyst Academies Trust, an innovative, charitable organisation, whose mission is to widen access to outstanding educational provision by supporting and empowering teachers and leaders in other schools to develop remarkable teaching and achievement outcomes.

Catalyst Academies Trust and Benyon Primary School are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices, and all appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment health check and a successful enhanced DBS.

Information about the School

We are a two form entry primary school and nursery set in extensive grounds on the periphery of Ockendon Village. Our school is only a 3 minute walk from South Ockendon station which is on the C2C Fenchurch to Shoeburyness line and within easy reach (5 minutes) of the A13 and A127 into London/Southend and the Dartford Bridge. For further information please visit 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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Samantha Oxley(Headteacher)
Tyssen Place
West Road, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 6PG
Telephone: 01708 853200

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