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Job Ref No. ECC2062-141S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point Range 4 - 5
Position Start Date: 02/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 8th July 2022  

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring Teaching Assistant to support key stage 2 pupils in their learning. This is a permanent, term time only post contracted to work 28.75 hours per week (negotiable) commencing on 2nd September 2022. The hours will be 8:45am- 3:15pm (negotiable) and will include a lunch time duty.

The rate of pay for the post is Essex Schools Local Government Pay Scale 3 Points 4-5 with a starting salary of £19,264 (full time equivalent) per annum. This will be paid pro rata.

The successful candidate will support Classroom Teachers in the teaching and management of pupils in the classroom establishing good relationships with pupils and acting as a role model for them. You will also support pupils at lunch times.

You must have some relevant experience and a minimum of English and mathematics at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain classroom experience in a calm and productive learning environment.

Key activities of the Teaching Assistant include:

· Supporting pupils in undertaking literacy, numeracy and other learning tasks

· Preparing the classroom for lessons

· Undertaking pupil record keeping

· Promoting good pupil behaviour

· Encouraging pupils to work independently and with others as appropriate

We offer the opportunity of working in a school with:

· friendly, well behaved and enthusiastic pupils

· an excellent team of teachers and teaching assistants

· a good professional development programme

Montgomery Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

If you would like to visit the school or discuss the role further, please contact the headteacher directly by telephone or email:

Information about the School

Montgomery Junior School is a three form Junior school located on the leafy, garrison estate. The school has well established links with the military community and are proud to serve the families locally. Staff vacancies are rare due to the supportive team of staff and well behaved pupils. The school is set in extensive grounds with well kept facilities. . The school was inspected in November 2019 and was described as 'Good' in every category, with the potential to move to outstanding. The most recent Ofsted report (Nov 2019) commented on " the welcoming and supportive ethos of the school." and also the fact that "Pupils work hard in lessons to achieve their best."

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

Michelle Wright
Baronswood Way, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9QG
Telephone: 01206 572288

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