Early Years 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Dunmow St Mary's Primary School, Great Dunmow

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Job Ref No. ECC5259-110S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Local Government Scale 3 points 5-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 30/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/b 1st July  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint a passionate, experienced and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our established and successful Early Years team at our creative, friendly primary school. The role will involve working alongside the class teachers and SENCo team to support learning and follow recommendations from outside agencies. You will be responsible for assisting the learning and development of pupils ranging across all year groups.

The successful applicant will be someone with:

An understanding of children within an educational setting and the ability to support them effectively
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
A commitment to achieving the best for every child
Be highly motivated
A good standard of education: Maths and English GCSE grades A-C or equivalent
The ability to follow direction but also be proactive and use own initiative
Preferably some experience with working with young children

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

You will be joining part of a nurturing and professional team, committed to staff development. Further details are available from the school office or by emailing admin@dsmprimary.essex.sch.uk

We reserve the right to interview and appoint sooner than the published dates if the right candidate applies.

Information about the School

Based in Great Dunmow, Essex, Dunmow St Mary's Primary School is a 2FE Foundation primary school with extensive grounds, including our own woodland area and outdoor classroom. As a Church of England voluntary controlled school we have a strong commitment to Christian principles and values that recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual. Every child from any background is welcome in our school and our school life is strengthened by our visits to the local church and by the contribution it makes to our school.

Judged "Good" in our recent Section 5 graded Ofsted inspection, our learning is based around our unique curriculum model designed in a series of cross curricular themes. By making connections between subjects we deepen and enhance our children's learning meaning our children are active, enthusiastic and happy learners. We are committed to our curriculum model and want to see it develop further.

We believe that good learning requires good teachers. Our teaching and support staff are a committed and talented team of people. Together in the classrooms and across the school they make Dunmow St Mary's the wonderful school it is.

Inclusiveness and caring are at the heart of our school. We have invested in supporting our children in the classroom and beyond with a dedicated family liaison officer and SENCO team who help everyone to engage and learn.

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

Clare Charter
High Stile, Great Dunmow
Essex, CM6 1EB
Telephone: 01371 872340
Email: admin@dsmprimary.essex.sch.uk

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