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Level 3 SEND Learning Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/11/2021 09:00
SCP 8 £20,493 – SCP11 £21,748 (Pro rata £16,674 - £17,696)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Dormanstown, Redcar
Post Number:
DPA 156

Job details 

Closing date:
1 Nov

Further information

Level 3 SEND Learning Assistant
Status: Permanent
Required: November 2021
Salary: SCP 8 £20,493 – SCP11 £21,748 (Pro rata £16,674 - £17,696)
Hours: 35 hours per week, term time only + PD days

Dormanstown Primary Academy is a thriving inclusive learning community for 270 pupils from Nursery to Year 6. Within our provision, we have 35 High Needs places for children with complex learning needs from across Redcar & Cleveland. We are looking to appoint a SEND Learning Assistant to work within our High Needs Base provision that caters predominantly for children with communication and interaction difficulties including ASD. As a Level 3 SEND Learning Assistant, you will work alongside the class teachers in our High Needs base provision, helping pupils to get the most out of their learning and supporting individuals or groups of pupils. You will be contributing to inclusive provision within a collaborative learning culture.

We are looking for a learning assistant who has experience of, or a genuine interest in, working with children with complex SEND, are interested in their development and learning and have good organisational and communication skills. We ask that all staff working with our children hold qualifications in English and Mathematics that are at least equivalent to GCSE grade ‘C’. Qualification as a teaching assistant (or equivalent) is essential.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a successful academy within a well-established Trust. Both the trust and academy have a strong inclusive ethos and an inherent drive for quality. Dormanstown Primary Academy is dedicated to delivering outstanding inclusive practice through a culture of co-production, experiential learning and growth, where parents and professionals work together to support the holistic development of the child. Our children are proud academy citizens, care for each other, are focused on learning and enjoy coming to school. We have an incredibly strong team and thrive on working together to improve access to education and outcomes for our children.

Tees Valley Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification. Visits to the academy are actively encouraged and should be arranged by contacting the academy office either by telephone on 01642 483696 or email TVEDormanstown@tved.org.uk

If you have any queries about the application process or the position please feel free to contact Miss Allyson Eden, SENDCo on 01642 483696 or email allyson.eden@tved.org.uk

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 1st November 2021
Shortlisting: Monday 1st November 2021
Interviews: Friday 5th November 2021


Application packs can be downloaded or printed directly from the Trust website www.teesvalleyeducation.co.uk or requested from the Academy. Only applications on Trust’s official application form will be accepted.

If you are submitting your completed application form by e-mail please be aware that the academy cannot be responsible for any formatting anomalies when printing.
By email to: recruitment@tved.org.uk adding Dormanstown SEND Learning Assistant in the subject.

Hand written or electronic printed copies should be posted or hand delivered to the following address for the attention of Mr Oliver Long:

By post to:

Dormanstown Primary Academy
South Avenue
TS10 5LY

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