Staff Vacancies


We are looking for an experienced and passionate SEN teaching assistant who has experience working with children with a variety of additional needs (e.g. autism, dyslexia, ADHD, global development delay, speech and communication challenges), to be a key worker.


You will demonstrate our values of compassion, commitment, reliability and honesty and you will have the opportunity to make a difference.


You will need:

  • an understanding of the UK National Curriculum;
  • a proven record of working with special educational needs - autism/dyslexia/ ADHD or other;
  • a proven record of being able to heighten pupil's confidence, self-esteem and love of learning;
  • 100% passion for education, commitment, reliability and honesty;
  • excellent communication skills;
  • excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE grade c or above);
  • incredible patience;
  • an excellent knowledge of different learning styles and how to utilise these;
  • the ability to deal with possible behaviour issues;
  • to be a team-worker;


You will need to:

  • make sure that the pupils that you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity;
  • support and assess the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues as necessary;
  • supervise pupil safety.


Applicants will need to use their initiative and adapt quickly and intuitively to the needs of the child as well as having a willingness to learn and receive direction from others.

Our school can offer:

  • a friendly, caring and supportive team;
    • well behaved, polite and enthusiastic pupils; and 
    • supportive parents and governors.

    Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification. 

    Closing date: Monday 15th 2019
    Interviews: Friday 19th July 2019

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed

To book a visit or for further information, please contact:
Anita Sparrow (Business Manager) on (01206) 823044 ext 4


Millfields is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.


Thursday & Friday

8:30am- 10:30am – SEN LSA

10:30am – 10:50am – Break

10:50am – 12:10pm – SEN LSA

12:10pm – 1:15pm – MDA

1:15pm-3:00pm – SEN LSA


You will also have an unpaid half hour break per day at a mutually agreeable time.


Band 2 Point 3 – 6 (£18,065 pa - £19,171 pa pro rata)



Details of person specification, application form and job description are available on