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Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs)

Concordia AcademyHavering

Post: SEN TA

School / Location: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford, RM7 0HG.

Start Date: March 15 2021 (Fixed term contract until 31.08.22 with a strong chance of becoming permanent)

Salary: Grade 2 SCP 2-5 NJC Outer London 2020

£16,796 to £17,718 pro rata (FTE £21,030 to £22,185)

Hours: Part time (33.75 hours per week) Term time

Mon-Fri 8.15am – 3.45pm

Closing Date: Monday 1 March 2021 at midday

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 8 March 2021

Additional Info: There is no parking available with this position.


Do you want to join a new school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant?


Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. We have moved into our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are offering you:

  • the opportunity to work in a brand-new state-of-the-art building
  • fantastic opportunities for career development and progression
  • the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school
  • extensive professional development to enhance your knowledge and skills


About the Role

The Teaching Assistant is a member of a team of practitioners responsible for the education and care of the children in the school. The Teaching Assistant will advance student learning; implement work programmes for individuals/groups and supervise physical/general care of students, including those with SEN; enable access to learning for students and assist the teacher in the management of students and the classroom.


What We Are Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed applicant who:

  • has experience of working with children (essential) with specific needs in class, small groups and in 1:1 situations
  • has English and Maths Grade C GCSE or equivalent (essential)
  • has NVQ Level 2 (or above)
  • is firm, kind, patient, consistent and approachable
  • is friendly, ready to join in and engage with learning with the children

We would welcome applications from people who have experience in the following, although training would be available for the right candidates:

  • Cognition & Learning
  • Language & Social Interaction
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Social Communication Difficulties
  • Sensory Processing

Visits to the school are on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, if you would like an informal chat about the role then please contact us and ask to speak to the headteacher.

The contact details are:  Raheel Akhtar

Email:  info@concordiaacademy.co.uk

Tel: 01708 932710


How to apply:

Please visit https://concordiaacademy.co.uk/teaching-assistant-special-educational-needs/ for application details.


Closing Date: Monday 1 March 2021 at midday


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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