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Job Ref No. ECC2045-92S 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 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 employ a new TA to join our team, who should be:

● Energetic, with bags of enthusiasm; someone flexible who has a nurturing attitude and is solution focussed.

● Able to consistently demonstrate the confidence and ability to manage children in a positive and friendly manner

● Able to demonstrate sound maths and literacy skills (GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths is essential), alongside other relevant qualifications (e.g. Level 3)

● Experienced with regards to working with children in a learning environment, and supporting pupils with SEND

● Able 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.

Great Bentley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

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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