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Dynamic enthusiastic teaching assistant wanted

Vacancy Summary
Harold Court Primary
£15,000 - £19,999
Harold Court Primary, Church Road, Harold Wood
Working Pattern:
Part Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/09/2017 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description


Church Road, Harold Wood, Essex RM3 0SH


Telephone: 01708 342275

Headteacher: Mr. M. J. Dineen BA (Hons)

1 year fixed contract Teaching Assistants needed part time.

Required September 2017


22.9 hours £7741 - £8185 8:40-1:15 (Year 5) including lunchtime duties

15.25 hours £4498 12:15-3:20 (Year 1) including lunchtime duties


We are looking to appoint two applicants in the first instance to join our teaching assistant team. The roles are both part time and it is expected that the successful candidates in all roles work both to support the teacher in delivering the curriculum, preparing resources, creating displays alongside working with specific groups and individuals who may need that extra support due to SEN or behavioural needs. The successful applicants will work under the direection of the SENDco/Deputy Head Teacher to support learning. Successful applicants will be given a mentor and coach in order that they are able to quickly embrace the 'Harold Court Way'

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Harold Court Primary for a successful candidate to be part of a forward thinking, hard working team, where children deserve the very best and are keen to learn. ALL staff are friendly and supportive within a welcoming and aspirational environment.

Contracts are intially temporary due to the needs of the school however Governors are keen to make all appointments permenent in the event of the childrens needs warranting them.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience and be qualified or willing to undertake training to NVQ Level 2 or above.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent practitioner who can engage and enthuse all pupils
  • Be passionate about supporting all groups of children in order to enhance the quality of their learning and raise pupil achievement
  • Be flexible and work well as part of a team
  • Have experience of working in a school environment
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible, hard working, patient and caring

We can offer:

  • A well-resourced learning environment
  • A cohesive and enthusiastic staff team
  • Polite and motivated pupils
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • A positive, engaged wider school community

To get a real 'insight' into our school life please visit our website www.haroldcourt.org.uk and visits to our school both during the day and after school are welcomes and encouraged.

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this vision.

Please apply online, indicating two referees. On the application please write your supporting statement against each point in the person specification, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of this post. CVs are not required however all previous emplpyement history should be record on the online application form. If there are any gaps in service a clear response should be provided. If you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted. 


Please note: The London Borough of Havering is currently undertaking a review of employee terms and conditions, which is planned to be implemented by April 2017. This means that the terms and conditions described in the job pack will be accurate at the time of appointment. However aspects of those terms and conditions (including pay) could be subject to change following implementation of proposals arising from this review.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (July 2015) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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