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Job Ref No. ECC3430-123 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: 3-4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 02/09/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 6th & Thursday 8th September 2022  

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VACANCY for SEND Learning Support Assistant 1-1 (Term time Only)

  • Term time only plus occasional INSET days - Fixed Term Contract
  • 8.30am - 3.15pm Monday to Friday, with one hour for lunch
  • Pay Scale Range 3.4 FTE £18,933) - 4.6 FTE £19,698 (depending on experience)

To start: Sept 2022

We are seeking to appoint a number of learning support assistants to work at our lovely St Mary's school, to support some children with additional needs in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 who have an Education, Health and Care plans. The successful candidates will have relevant experience or training in SEND, be enthusiastic, reliable and flexible, with the ability to think creatively. Willingness to work as part of a team is essential.

We can offer:

· hardworking and well-behaved children

· a friendly and supportive staff team

· excellent opportunities for professional development.

St Mary's Church of England Primary school in Saffron Walden, is an inclusive, compassionate, spiritual, respectful and welcoming environment. Visits to the school are highly recommended to meet either our Headteacher or a member of our SEND team. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to support this commitment.

All appointments are subject to positive references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS checks. For further information or to book a tour of the school, please speak to the school office by emailing the School Business Manager, Denise Finch on or 01799 523384

Closing date: Friday 2nd September 2022 at 12pm

Interview dates: Tuesday 6th September and Thursday 8th September

Information about the School

"Aspiring for Excellence in a Christian Learning Environment"

Established in 1845, St. Mary's is a welcoming 1 form entry Church school with a caring ethos. We are situated in the centre of Saffron Walden, a thriving Essex market town close to the Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Suffolk borders and within easy travelling distance of both Cambridge and London. We enjoy excellent facilities, occupying a large and attractive site which also accommodates our Church Pre-school and an independent Before/After-school club.

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

Sonya Johnson
Castle Street, Saffron Walden
Essex, CB10 1BQ
Telephone: 01799 523384

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