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Job Ref No. ECC8822407-46 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Level 4 Point 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint highly motivated, friendly, enthusiastic, flexible, efficient and experienced Teaching Assistant from September 2024.

The role will involve working alongside teachers and supporting children in either mainstream classrooms or the Speech and Language Resource Base.

We are a welcoming, friendly and supportive school with exceptionally well behaved, happy, polite and hardworking children.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant who have the following attributes:

• Proven experience in working with pupils with significant needs
• Willing to be trained to administer procedures to children with medical needs (more information on request)
• a particular interest in Speech, Language and Communication if interested in supporting children in our Speech and Language Resource Base
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience in working with a range of interventions
• An ability to work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/plans as appropriate
• Positive and calm approach to managing behaviour
• A solid understanding of safeguarding practices
• Ability to work as part of a team and show initiative

In addition, someone who is confident in covering a class, on occasion, in the event of teacher absence would be advantageous.

Fairways Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

We are looking for candidates who can work 30 hours a week (8.45am to 3.15pm).

Please contact the school by calling 01702 525693 if you would like to visit or find out more.

Completed application forms should be sent directly to headteacher@fairways.southend.sch.uk by the closing date.

Information about the School

Fairways Primary School has 432 pupils on roll and the school has a two-form entry, with most classes containing 30 children. The Speech and Language Resource Base is an integral part of the school, the resource base children are included in all aspects of school life, with some fully included in mainstream classes.

Set in extensive attractive grounds, the school buildings are spacious and very well maintained. There are two halls, group work areas, individual classrooms, a superbly resourced library and an ICT suite.

There are large playgrounds and a wide range of seasonal sports facilities including athletics track, hockey pitch, rounders squares and football pitches.

Fairways is a very happy, caring school with a dedicated staff who are working together to improve and maintain the quality of education at the school. The school had an OFSTED inspection in July 2023, to be told that we are a 'good' school.

The Governors and Staff at Fairways believe that the school should provide a stimulating and challenging environment where a lifelong passion for learning is nurtured.

Fairways Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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

Mr L Pinchback
The Fairway, Leigh-on-Sea
Essex, SS9 4QW
Telephone: 01702 525693
Email: headteacher@fairways.southend.sch.uk

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