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Job Ref No. ECC2050-97 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: Thursday 9 June 2022  

Job Description

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We are lookingto appoint a positive and effective Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), or a colleague with similar experience, to join our team. The successful candidate will work across the school (Reception to Y6), planning for and leading whole classes (PPA cover) and work with small groups and individuals. The majority of time will be centred on PPA cover.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced colleague who is looking for a new challenge or even exploring teaching as the next step in their career.

The Tendring Primary team are committed to providing our children with an excellent education and to that end we are looking for someone who will:

  • Care for, challenge, inspire and engage our children
  • Be actively involved in the full life of the school
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and positive attitudes
  • Be reliable, resilient and flexible
  • Be committed to inclusion
  • Have a can-do approach

We can offer:

  • Happy, well-behaved children who are enthusiastic about learning
  • Supportive staff, parents and governors
  • A welcoming atmosphere
  • Good opportunities for professional development
  • A fantastic outdoor learning environment

The successful candidate will need to have at least 3 years experience working with children in school; be educated to NVQ Level 3 in learning support or have equivalent qualifications or experience and demonstrate they meet the HLTA standards.

We are outward looking and work closely with a range of schools and groups, in particular Lyons Hall School in Braintree, to provide our children and staff with a wealth of experiences. The school draws a range of pupils from across the Tendring area.

If you have any questions or you would like to visit the school prior to applying, then please contact the school office.

Applications must be made using the application form. Do not send a CV. This is part of our safeguarding procedures.

Information about the School

Tendring Primary is small, popular school located close to the Suffolk/Essex Border, attracting children from a wide area across the Tendring Peninsular. We currently have 180 children on roll. The School is set in approximately a three acre site with original buildings dating back to 1896. The school has extended over the years to include new buildings and extensive outdoor learning facilities.

“Tendring Primary is a very special place with a caring, nurturing ethos and culture” quote.

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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Contact Information

Miss Joanna Marshall
School Road
Tendring, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO16 0BP
Telephone: 01255 830307

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