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Full Time Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: St Peter's Catholic Primary School
  • Reference: SCH/22/222049
  • Published: Thu 08/12/2022, 14:48 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 15/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3, points 5 - 6
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Havering

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Full Time Teaching Assistant

St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School

Dorset Avenue

Romford RM1 4JA

Tel: 01708 745506



2 Full Time Teaching Assistants

Salary: Scale 3 Pt 5-6. FTE £24,804 - £25,212 p.a. Pro rata salary of £19,196 - £19,512 p.a.

Hours: 32.5 hours per week for 39 Weeks Per Year. To be worked Monday 8.15am-3.15 pm and Tuesday to Friday 8.30am-3. 30pm

Contract: Permanent


To support named SEND children with Attention and Social Communication Difficulties

The governors wish to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to support the educational needs of a child who is progressing to an EHCP.  The role may include lunchtime supervision of the child in the playground.  

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a thorough understanding of Special Educational Needs
  • Have experience of working with high needs SEND pupils
  • Preferably have experience of using visual schedules and work stations
  • Be able to work towards the outcomes detailed in reports such as Speech and Language
  • Be able to engage and enthuse SEND pupils to access learning
  • ​Be able to develop positive relationships with pupils and able to use a variety of strategies to meet individual needs
  • Support the pupil in developing effective communication skills and have experience of using Makaton, Colourful Semantics and other communication support
  • Use strategies to encourage the pupil's independence
  • Help the pupil in developing social awareness and forming friendships
  • Be positive in outlook and flexible and adaptable to the needs of the child and in the classroom setting
  • Be patient, calm and resilient whilst maintaining firm boundaries
  • Take directions from the class teacher but also be willing to use their own initiative
  • Undertake training as necessary
  • Work effectively as part of a team


St. Peter’s enjoys the benefits of a beautiful new build and extended facilities. We maintain a friendly community, well-behaved, responsive pupils and very supportive parents and governors. Our staff are hard-working and committed to ensuring that our school aims are upheld and that every child’s well-being and safety is a priority.


Visits to the school are essential. To arrange an appointment with the Headteacher or SENCO, please contact the school office on 01708 745506. 

Only those applicants who visit the school will be considered for shortlisting.


Please apply online

Closing Date: Noon Thursday 15th December 2022