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Vacancy Details

Teaching Assistant

Essex Primary School
Scale 2 Unqualified, Scale 3 Qualified
Essex Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
32.5 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/03/2019 at 23:55 PM
Essex Primary School

Teaching Assistant

Essex Primary School

“Everyone Valued, Everyone Challenged, Everyone Achieving” 

(32.5 hours per week – term time only)

Unqualified £15,495.39 - £15,525.77
Qualified £15,581.84 - £15,943.99

Essex Primary School is a four form entry inclusive primary school and Nursery situated in a diverse multi-cultural community in East London.  The school has a Resourced Provision for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). 

We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistants to work at Essex Primary School. This will include working in a class based setting as well as with children who have special educational needs or disabilities. You will need to be self-motivated, flexible and work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative at times.  As part of a large, diverse school community, an understanding of how to develop individual children’s learning will be required. 

Expertise, knowledge and prior experience of working with children in EYFS and with children with special educational needs or disabilities would be desirable.  

You will be responsible for working closely with the classroom teachers, using strategies and interventions appropriate to the children. In addition, you will be required to write and maintain records of assessment on pupil progress.

Short- listed candidates will be asked to sit a literacy and numeracy test as part of the interview process in addition to a classroom observation. Applications must include a letter highlighting strengths and experience. 

We welcome informal visits from prospective applicants for a tour of the school and an initial conversation with the Head Teacher. Please contact Jas Seehra, Office Manager. Telephone: 020 8472 0322 or  jaswant.seehra@essex.newham.sch.uk 

Application form and further details please apply on line at npw. 

For technical enquires please call 020 8249 6946. For any other enquiries please contact the school directly. 

Closing date: Wednesday 27th March 2019

Tests and Interviews:  Week beginning 1st April 2019 

Essex Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation and applicants will be required to complete a ‘Disqualification by Association’ Applicant Declaration as part of the safeguarding procedure.


Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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