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Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD
Telephone: 020 8508 0404
Fax: 020 8508 9301

We are in easy reach from various methods of transport.

Buses: 20, 667
Underground: Debden Park, Theydon Bois or Loughton. All on the Central Line.
SATNAV users: IG10 2LW. Parking at Davenant is available for visitors.
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30 hours per week term-time only

8.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.

Local Government Pay Band 2, Scale Point 3 – approximately £12,693 p.a.

Davenant Foundation School is an outstanding school with the distinctive aim ‘to nurture mind, body and spirit’ of every student and to provide a wide range of opportunities for students to develop their full potential.

We have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to work as part of the Learning Support Team.  The hours will be 8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. with a half hour break for lunch.   The successful candidate will have GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and good skills in ICT. You will be enthusiastic, have good interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team, and help to inspire and motivate young people who find education more challenging.

The role will involve supporting students with SEND within their lessons up to GCSE level to ensure that they are able to become successful and independent learners. The post holder will work with a range of students with a variety of special educational needs including those with physical difficulties. 

This role will also involve carrying out personal care needs, manual handling and delivering individual physiotherapy and occupational therapy programmes to identified students as directed by professionals.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Those appointed will have DBS checks and be expected to share this commitment.

Further details of the post are available from the school website:  A letter of application, along with an application form, should be submitted by the closing date, 9th September, 2019.