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Job Ref No. ECC3790-89S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 (points 5-6)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 24/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 27th June 2024  

Job Description

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The Governors of St. Francis Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a SEND classroom assistant to work as part of the EYFS team to support the pupil progress of the children in our school. The role involves working with a specific pupil with SEND, supporting them throughout the school day under the direction of the class teacher.

This is an exciting opportunity to actively contribute to St Francis. We would like our applicant to be someone who appreciates, values and actively supports the Catholic ethos of our school; be committed to providing the best educational opportunities for all children; demonstrate excellent teaching and learning with high expectations of pupil attainment; demonstrate a willingness to participate in all aspects of school life.

The successful candidate will:

be an experienced LSA or classroom assistant or have relevant experience working with children
have a good level of Numeracy and Literacy
be committed to making an impact on our children's education
have an understanding or awareness of SEND needs
have the ability to liaise closely with class teachers to deliver specific intervention programmes
be kind, patient and understanding
be able to support the strong Catholic ethos which is embedded across the school
show a commitment to safeguarding and pupil welfare

We can offer:

a total of 25 hours a week - term time plus INSET days
a caring, inclusive and popular school with supportive colleagues
children who are happy with good relationships, excellent behaviour and demonstrate keenness, great attitudes and enthusiasm towards their learning and achievement
an attractive, well-resourced and welcoming working environment
innovative professional development opportunities for all staff

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, Staff Disqualification Disclosure, Medical Clearances and References.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English

Visits to our school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher, Mrs Vicky Jackson via the school office.

Information about the School

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check, medical clearance and references are required for appointment to this post.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs S Miller
St Francis Catholic Primary School
Gilchrist Way, Braintree
Essex, CM7 2SY
Telephone: 01376 320440

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