Job Ref No. ECC8826001-24 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £18,158 – 21,398
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: As soon as possible after the closing date  

Job Description

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We are looking to recruit a Learning Assistant to join our busy Learning Development Centre in the Prep School (Year 1 to Year 6). 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 Prep School (KS1 & KS2).

Please download the Job Description for further information on the role and how to apply.

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, Enhanced DBS and a Declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2018.

Information about the School

A fully inclusive, co-educational, independent day school for children aged 2 – 16, Thorpe Hall School offers small class sizes, excellent facilities and outstanding results at Key Stage 2, at 11+, and at GCSE.

Our pupils have a happy and positive school life, rich in variety and with a wealth of opportunity for them to be challenged and to achieve. At the core of our success is a strong and focused pastoral and wellbeing programme. Here, children of all ages are nurtured and supported to develop their confidence, social skills and friendships, and their love of learning and taking part.

We encourage intellectual risk-taking and create an environment where students are free to question, free to discover, free to try, and free to succeed. Although every student has different abilities and talents, we believe they all have a unique contribution to make, and we enthusiastically celebrate their successes.

Founded in 1925, Thorpe Hall is a forward-thinking school that retains the traditional values of hard work, respect, fairness and good manners. In addition, we aim to foster confidence, perseverance, tolerance, and integrity; to enhance communication skills; to embrace creativity; to encourage teamwork and promote an open-minded and outward-looking philosophy.

We are committed to providing a broad and varied life beyond lessons so that our students not only have the pleasure of trying many new activities when they are young but also find and develop essential skills that will form a vital part of their adult lives. The co-curricular programme at Thorpe Hall School is rich and diverse and enables pupils to explore their potential and discover new interests and passions.

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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