Our Application Form and Recruitment & Selection policy Statement are located at the bottom of this page.


Contract: Fixed Term until August 2023
Pay Scale: Essex Local Government Scale 3 Points 4-5
Working hours: 31 hours per week, term time time only. Part time applications are welcome.
Actual annual salary: £13,775 - £14,051

Closing Date: 21st September 2022
Start Date: As soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to enhance the learning of students who have a wide range of social and emotional needs. Applicants must be friendly, enthusiastic and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

For further information and to apply, please see below for our Application Pack:

Application Pack - Learning Support Assistant

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Information about the School

 The Deanes is a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community. We aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards. Our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority. All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs.

The Deanes is well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport. We are situated within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London. There is also ample car parking onsite.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

Application form - Teaching Positions

Application form - Support Positions

Recruitment and Selection Policy