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Special Needs Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/21/143393
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 14:54 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/02/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £16,482 - £16,781
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Jenny Hammond Primary School, Worsley Road, Leytonstone, London, Waltham Forest

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Special Needs Assistant

The Jenny Hammond Primary School

Special Needs Assistant

One Year Initial Contract

Starting Summer Term: 19th April 2021

NJC Pay Scale point 5/6 pro rata, term time only (£16,482 -  £16,781 depending on experience)

8.45am 3.35pm with 45 minute lunchbreak (30 hours & 25 minutes a week)

‘The Jenny Hammond Primary School is a good school. Adults have high expectations for pupils in terms of behaviour and outcomes. Pupils are enthusiastic, confident learners who work hard and do their best. There is a highly positive climate for learning evident across the school.’

Ofsted Inspection, May 2017

The Jenny Hammond Primary School is looking to recruit a Special Needs Assistant to work with a child with high level needs both individually and in small groups within our Year 1 team. The position is a one year initially.

You will be:

  • NVQ2 Teaching/Special Needs Assistant or above qualified
  • Experienced in working with a child/children with autism and high level needs
  • Confident and have the ability to work with children on a 1:1 or in small groups under the direction of the teacher or SENco
  • A positive and inspirational colleague who can use their initiative when required
  • A team player who enjoys working co-operatively with colleagues and is committed to the role

In return we offer:

  • Enthusiastic, independent thinking children
  • A friendly and dedicated team of staff
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • Encouragement for continuing professional development

If you feel you have the right qualities please contact the Business Manager, Jacquie Reid for an application form and further details on 020 8519 3977 or at

Closing date:  Thursday 25th February by 12 noon

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 3rd March 2021

All completed applications should be returned to the school by email or at the following address:

The Jenny Hammond Primary School, Elsham Road, Leytonstone, E11 3JH

The Jenny Hammond Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will be taken up prior to interview