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Job Ref No. ECC2084-83S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: NJC SCP 4-5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: 14th April 2021  

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30 hours per week, term time, permanent contract.

Kirby Primary Academy seeks a dedicated and creative colleague to join our established teaching team. We are looking for a professional and experienced Learning Support Assistant. The role of Learning Support Assistant is a privileged one, working directly with individuals, small groups or whole-classes of children to guide their learning.

We are looking are for someone who:

· Fosters and demonstrates a love for learning

· Has high expectations of children's learning and conduct

· Has a positive work-ethic, works creatively, is compassionate and good humoured

· Is able to work as part of a team, committed to providing the best possible opportunities for every child

· Can demonstrate competence in Mathematics and English

. Experience of working in educational settings supporting children with additional needs

. Particularly wishes to join the Kirby team and become an integral part of our lovely school community

We offer:

· A school graded GOOD in all areas, in our Ofsted inspection

. Well-behaved and responsive children who take responsibility for their own learning

· Supportive and dedicated colleagues

· Excellent opportunities for professional development within the school, Trust and partners

· A truly inclusive ethos, a rich curriculum, secure assessment systems, a supportive and active PTA and school community, opportunities for leadership and the development of personal specialism

We prioritise safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and committed individual to join our school to continue on our journey to great! If you are seeking a vibrant, forward-thinking, joyful school to dedicate yourself to, get in touch.

At this time, visits to the school are not possible to accommodate. Please take time to look at the school website and social media accounts to learn a little about Kirby Primary Academy. Interviews will be held by Zoom and there will be tasks for candidates to complete and submit in advance of the interview.

Our Applicaation Form and Application Pack can be found at

For more information please contact:

School Business Manager: Miss Amanda Smith 01255 674056/

Closing date: 9th April 2021

Interview date: 14th April 2021

The school reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates prior to the closing date.

Information about the School

Kirby Primary Academy is a one-form entry school, located near Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. This school is 'Dedicated to Lifelong Learning' and aims to give our children exceptional educational experiences.

Information about the School

Kirby Primary Academy is a one-form entry school, located near Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. This school is 'Dedicated to Lifelong Learning' and aims to give our children exceptional educational experiences.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Charlotte Booth-Rylett, Headteacher
REAch2Essex - Kirby Primary Academy
Halstead Road
Kirby Cross, Frinton-on-Sea
Essex, CO13 0LW
Telephone: 01255 674056

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