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Temporary Teaching Assistant

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Temporary Teaching Assistant

Temporary Teaching Assistant

Salary: APTC Scale 3, Point 5-6

Required: ASAP

Contract: Fixed for 1 year

Hours: 30 hours per week x 38 weeks per year

Actual pro rata salary: £15,459 - £15,927


Scargill Junior School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented TA to join our friendly and vibrant school. You will join a strong and supportive team of staff within an Academy that is committed to providing a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for our pupils and staff.  Scargill Junior School is part of Hornchurch Academy Trust and offers excellent opportunities for training, support, career development and sharing best practice amongst its five schools.


We are looking for a Temporary Teaching Assistant to work 5 days a week from 8.15am – 3.15pm with a one-hour lunch break.

Your role will be to will carry out the role of supporting teaching and learning within the classroom. The position will also include setting up and resourcing the work for individual SEN children/small groups.

There will also be a requirement to support and run a school-wide SEN intervention programme. We welcome applications from candidates with suitable experience.


The successful candidate will:

  •      have good Maths and English skills
  •      have a diverse set of skills to enable you to be flexible in supporting or leading teaching and learning in the classroom
  •      be passionate about teaching and learning, and striving for the best outcomes for children
  •      be able to work creatively and strategically in the classroom
  •      be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn
  •      be positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude
  •      have a good sense of humour


Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school for an appointment.

Please apply online by visiting and submitting an application form.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19:  Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Hornchurch Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interviews may be via video conferencing if appropriate.  

Please email for further information.


Please apply online.

Closing Date: Thursday 14th January 2021 - 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st January 2021.