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Job Ref No. ECC3217-109S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £23500-23893 FTE
Position Start Date: 03/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 17/07/2024  

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Great Waltham C of E Primary School require a Learning Support Assistant to join our small and friendly team.

Fixed term for 1 year.

Part time- 21 hours

FTE Salary £23500-£23893 depending on experience.

Actual Salary £11127-£11313

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Put children at the centre of their work
  • Work under the direction of teaching staff and SENDCo
  • Show initiative and flexibility, with the ability to build effective relationships with staff, parents and children.
  • Show a willingness to continue developing their own practice to meet the needs of the children
  • work 1:1 to support children

We can offer:

  • wonderful children who are well behaved, happy and enthusiastic, are proud of their school and are keen to learn
  • a caring and supportive school community with experienced colleagues who can offer help and support as required
  • a warm, welcoming and inclusive ethos
  • friendly and supportive staff
  • a strong commitment to your continuing professional development- we are proud members of the National College
  • a health and wellbeing package

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.
Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to satisfactory reference, medical check and enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

Information about the School

Great Waltham Church of England VC Primary School is situated in the pretty village of Great Waltham catering for pupils from 4 - 11. The school was built in 1865 and has wonderful character and beautiful grounds.

Our school vision is 'Let all that you do be done in love'.

At the end of their time at Great Waltham Primary School, we aspire for all our children to have:

*Developed a strong work ethic both for their own benefit and the benefit of others. *Developed a strong set of practical, social and emotional life skills. *Developed, through the teaching of our Christian and British values, self-respect and respect for others, whatever their ability, race, religion or culture. *Gained the skills to work independently, either on their own or as part of a group, and take responsibility for both for themselves and others.

We pride ourselves in creating a caring environment based on Christian values which allows children to reach their full academic, social, moral and physical potential. The ethos of the school is to ASPIRE which is an acronym for Aspiration, Strength, Perseverance, Integrity, Responsibility and Empathy, all staff and children hold these values dearly.

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Contact Information

Nichola Goodwin - School Business Manager
South Street
Great Waltham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 1DF
Telephone: 01245 360395

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