Job Ref No. ECC2050-96 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 26 May 2022  

Job Description

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35 hpw term time

Tendring Primary School is looking for an exceptional Teaching Assistant, who wants to take the next step in their career and take on this key role as part of our friendly team. The successful candidate will work closely with our SENCo and class teachers to support children, with a variety of needs including, across the schoolneeds.

This varied role includes:

  • supporting individuals and small groups in class
  • delivering interventions
  • running a lunchtime club
  • providing some class cover
  • supporting the SENCo with administrative tasks
  • and providing a point of contact for parents and professionals.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

  • a good standard of maths and English (writtend and spoken) at least GCSE grade C or equivalent
  • excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • the ability to work as part of a team, but to act independently if required
  • the ability to be flexible and solutions focussed
  • the ability to maintain records and develop systems
  • knowledge of child development
  • experience of working with children with SEND
  • skills to work across all year groups
  • at least two years experience working in a school

It is also desirable for you to have:

  • Level 2 or 3 teaching assistant qualification
  • Experience of working with parents

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

Applications must be made using the Essex 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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Information about the school

Contact Information

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

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