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Job Ref No. ECC2045-91S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 5 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 15 July 2024  

Job Description

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Required from September 2024

Hours of work: 30 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time + 5 PD days)

Scale 3 Point 5 - 6

Starting salary: £17,212 (actual)

This is an exciting opportunity for someone that thrives on working collaboratively, has a positive outlook and loves working with enthusiastic and amazing children in our wonderful school.

Great Bentley Primary School, is a friendly, positive school with committed and supportive staff who want our pupils to be the best they can be in all that they do.

We pride ourselves on working together to offer the best possible learning opportunities for all of our pupils through a curriculum that engages and excites all learners. We are an 'outstanding school with a new Leadership Team that has an ambitious vision for the school to ensure all pupils receive the best education possible and leave with the skillset to thrive in High School and beyond.

Currently, we are looking to recruit a TA to join our growing Early Years team, to work alongside an experienced team in supporting pupil's learning. This may involve group and/or individual 1:1 work.The role may be linked to a specific pupil for which the school receives funding, as such the contract will cease if the pupil leaves the school or if the funding is withdrawn.

You should be:

● A proactive, experienced Early Years Practitioner

● Energetic, with bags of enthusiasm; someone flexible who has a nurturing attitude and a positive outlook

● Someone with good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and child development.

● Be able to demonstrate the confidence and ability to manage children in a positive and friendly manner

● Have experience of working with children in a learning environment

● Have the ability to use initiative, work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour

● An excellent communicator, creative and passionate about helping children be the best they can be.

In return we can offer:

● A committed, supportive, hard-working team

● A friendly, proud school community, with enthusiastic, happy children.

● An ongoing commitment to learning for all

● Personalised professional development opportunities which will serve to support future goals and dreams.

We strongly encourage and welcome visits to allow you to find out more about us, you can also visit our website; Great Bentley Primary School Website

For further information about the school or to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01206250331 or email:

Further details about the post and how to apply are available on our Trust website:

Closing date: Midday Friday 5th July 2024

Proposed interview date: w/c Monday 15th July 2024

We welcome early applications and should a suitable candidate be identified we reserve the right to close the advert sooner than the date stated.

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

Louis Collins
Plough Road
Great Bentley, Colchester
Essex, CO7 8LD
Telephone: 01206 250331

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