Vacancy Position



Purfleet Primary Academy, Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, RM19 1TA


Thurrock Pay Scales (Point 4-10) (Actual salary £14,279-£16,117) Salary awarded depending on experience and qualifications.

Start Date

About The Role

Purfleet Primary Academy are looking for a dedicated and committed SEND Learning Support Assistant.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dedicated and hardworking team to support a pupil with complex needs. Experience of working with children who are have SEMH difficulties or who has experience in play therapy is essential to this post.

Suitable applicants will need to be able to work as part of a team following a structured programme of learning. Applicants should be organised and show initiative and flexibility, be patient and understand the very confidential nature of this role.

The successful candidate must have GCSE English and Maths at grades A-C or an equivalent qualification. Preferably the successful candidate will also be NVQ level 3 qualified and have experience or qualification of working with children with ASD. Experience of dealing with children with individual and complex needs is essential as is a caring attitude and commitment to the role.

If you feel this is the role for you, then please contact Nicki Cocks on 01375 802700 or on for an application form or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: 25th September 2020
Interviews to be held: W/C 28th September 2020

The interview process will include a short task.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Purfleet Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Academy Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. REAch2 are a Living Wage Employer.

School Location
Tank Hill Road, Purfleet-on-Thames, England RM19 1TA