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  • Employer: Corbets Tey School
  • Reference: SCH/22/221063
  • Published: Tue 29/11/2022, 14:59 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 04/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, 8:45am to 4:30pm Monday, 8:45am to 3:30pm Tuesday to Friday
  • Salary: APTC 3 Point 5
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Corbets Tey School, Havering

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Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane

Upminster. RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen

Corbets Tey @ The Avelon

100 Avelon Road

Rainham RM13 7DH

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Teaching Assistants Required Immediately

Hours: 30 hours per week, 8:45am to 4:30pm Monday, 8:45am to 3:30pm Tuesday to Friday

Grade: APTC 3 Point 5, £24,804 p.a.

Actual Salary: £18,156 p.a. plus £1025 p.a. SEN Allowance

Contract: Permanent


This is a successful school with supportive governors and very special pupils.  We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to support pupils (sometimes 1:1) in mixed-age specialist classes.  A first aid qualification would be desirable but not essential.

 A Teaching Assistant at Corbets Tey School will have:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of abilities
  • A general understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum
  • Flexibility to be able to work in a range of classes with pupils of varying ages and need
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils with Complex Learning Needs
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with special needs children and developing skills to facilitate this
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Calm, controlled and effective communication and relate well to all children and adults within the school
  • The ability to reflect on own behaviour to ensure teams are strong and working together to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within this
  • A high level of professionalism and the ability to distinguish personal and professional boundaries in school related relationships both in and outside of the school
  • Level 2 (GCSE) Qualifications in English and Maths (or the ability to show a high level of competence in literacy and numeracy school related tasks)
  • An aptitude for understanding and/or working knowledge of specialist IT software (Clicker 7, Communicate In Print, Active Inspire/Smartboard) and other IT resources such as iPads to support students’ learning and communication
  • Be willing to develop a full working knowledge, understanding and adherence to relevant school polices, practice and procedures

Please see full Teaching Assistant Job Description.

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.


Please apply online. 

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 4th January 2023 at 11.59pm

Interviews: Thursday 12th January and Friday 13th January 2023


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Everybody who works for the school is expected to share and promote this commitment and to have, or acquire, the relevant abilities, skills and knowledge to carry it out.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.