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Teaching Assistant

Essex - Thurrock
£9.50 - £11.50 per Hour
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Teachright East Anglia are recruiting for Learning Support Assistants (Also known as SEN Teaching Assistant) for our client schools across the county of Essex.

We are actively recruiting for positions that start from January 2021. Some of these positions are permanent and some of these are temporary posts for 1 - 3 terms.

We are currently working on the behalf of mainstream primary & secondary schools and specialist SEN provisions in the following locations & surrounding locations.

Thurrock - Basildon - Southend-on-Sea - Harlow - Chelmsford - Colchester - Clacton-on-Sea - Braintree

Your role will be to provide support to students with a range of special education needs, this might be a range of needs including social and personal issues or in an area such as Autism, Asperger's syndrome, Global development delay or downs syndrome.

Some children may have other more emotional needs such as Challenging behaviour, Social interaction, Mental health issues & Bullying.

As a learning support assistant, you'll typically need to:

  • Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the classroom
  • Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion policies
  • Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively
  • Help children with learning and development

Pay & Working Hours

Sessional or relief teaching assistants are typically paid between £9.50 and £11.50 per hour. Income figures are intended as a guide only.

Full-time Teaching Assistants usually work between 32 & 35 hours per week. Starting the school day at 8.30am and finishing at 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break. There are also part-time, casual and job share options available.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position, but it may become permanent at a later date upon school discretion.

Teachright is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.


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