Class Teaching Assistant

Pay Range: Grade B (£6,911 - £7,802 p.a. pro-rata)
Start Date: TBC
Contract Type: 14 hours & 45 minutes per week (37 weeks- term time, mornings only)
Contract Term: Fixed Term – August 2024 (Linked to funding relating to the substantive post holder)
Application Close: 12/10/2021

Why Deneholm Primary School?

Deneholm Primary School is an extremely happy and positive school looking to appoint a highly effective, caring, enthusiastic and experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. The post holder would be working mornings only from 8.45am until Lunchtime five days a week, experience of supporting pupils within the primary phase will be highly beneficial to an application. We are an Ofsted Good school with both staff and pupils demonstrating warm, positive working relations. “The school works to promote pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare is outstanding” Ofsted 2018.


The successful candidate will,

  • be experienced in working with children within the Primary Phase
  • have the ability to create positive learning environments
  • have high expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
  • have evidence of ability to enthuse and motivate pupils
  • have a strong and caring personality and is calm, patient and firm
  • have good organisation and communication skills
  • will be committed to providing a ‘child-centred nurturing’ ethos, collaborative team-work and flexible working.



We are a Multi Academy Trust who wish to ensure our profession remains supportive and exciting, and we welcome all candidates including those embarking on their first stage of their career. This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Reduced gym membership at a Trust school
  • Becoming part of a growing organisation
  • A health and wellbeing package
  • A two week October half term.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. To speak to the recruitment team for more information, please email [email protected]

South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.