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Job Ref No. ECC3122-23 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Essex Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/11/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 4th November 2021 Shortlisting Starts:  01/11/2021

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our caring, friendly and hard-working team. As well as having a strong understanding of building strong relationships with adults and children, we are also looking for someone who can use their initiative. The post will involve working with children to support one to one and lead small group interventions. If you have experience of working with children who have medical conditions, this would also be desirable.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Adaptable
  • Ambitious
  • In return, we will offer you:

An excellent school environment with a strong emphasis on staff development
A well-organised and exciting approach to teaching and learning
A supportive staff whose aim is to develop the whole child
Well-mannered and enthusiastic children
Supportive parents who are committed to the school and its Christian ethos
Is able to use technology effectively to support the preparation of resources
St John's CofE Primary School is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust and is located next to Epping Forest, within walking distance of shops and the London Underground. We also run an Outstanding SCITT training programme and are committed to producing teachers of the future.

At St John's, we take pride in both our excellent academic achievements, as well as our outstanding track record of developing children through the musical, artistic and sporting opportunities that we offer both inside and outside of the classroom. Furthermore, our six school values of Achievement, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, Forgiveness and Resilience develop our pupils' character and attitude, ensuring that they leave St John's happy, well rounded and prepared for the next step in their education.

In return, we are looking for someone to join our amazing team. It is essential that the successful candidate has a positive attitude who can develop the whole child and demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the unique ethos of St John's School.

Information about the School

Welcome to St John's C of E Primary School

St John’s is a traditional school for the 21st Century. At St John’s we pride ourselves on high standards in all areas of school life. As Head Teacher, I am proud to lead a dedicated and well-qualified team of staff, who are committed not just to high academic standards, but also to developing the whole child.

As such, we take pride in both our excellent academic record and the musical, artistic and sporting achievements of our children. Furthermore, our school values of Achievement, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, Forgiveness and Resilience develop both character and attitude, ensuring that our children leave St John’s happy, well rounded and prepared for their next step in education.

St John’s School aspires to be a community in which;

• there is an atmosphere of confidence, striving for excellence and an enjoyment of learning • adults and children alike are valued • individual needs are recognised and supported

Our long-term aim is to prepare our pupils to play a full part in a fast-changing, democratic and multi-cultural society and, in particular, to prepare them for the next phase of their education.

St John's is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust.

At St. John’s we encourage openness and warmly welcome prospective staff to pay us a visit. I look forward to welcoming you.

Jonathan Furness Head Teacher

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

Jonathan Furness
High Road, Buckhurst Hill
Essex, IG9 5RX
Telephone: 020 85042934

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