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Job Ref No. ECC2374-113S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Monday 22nd July 2024  

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At Spring Meadow Primary School we have the very highest expectations for all of our children which is balanced by a kind, caring and nurturing ethos and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice. We are a truly inclusive school, determined to address educational and social disadvantage and inequality

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our Inclusion Team as our Attendance and Safeguarding Officer. We are looking for a person who:

  • Shares our school values - Aspiration, Social Justice, Perseverance, Inclusion, Respect and Equity
  • Believes that positive relationships are the key to a child's success and is determined to 'Make a Difference' to the lives of all of our children
  • Has the highest expectations for all children and their families, regardless of their backgrounds, and takes responsibility for addressing any form of discrimination
  • Is kind, caring and flexible in their approach
  • Can work as part of a teams well as taking the initiative where appropriate
  • Is reliable, focused and resilient
  • Has experience of working with primary aged children in a school environment, particularly those with SEND or SEMH needs
  • Is willing to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding by engaging with ongoing professional development opportunities

We can offer you:

  • A caring, supportive and collaborative school community
  • A highly supportive senior leadership team
  • A genuine commitment to the emotional wellbeing of staff and children
  • A welcoming and inspiring school environment
  • A commitment to supporting your personal career development and aspirations
  • A supportive governing body
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families

Visits to our school prior to application are welcomed and encouraged. Please call the school office on 01255 524508 to make an appointment

If you would like additional information about our school or this vacancy, please email Nicky Patrick, Headteacher -

Please complete the online application form ensuring that all sections are fully completed as incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Information about the School

Spring Meadow Primary School and 'School House' Nursery is a successful and oversubscribed community school located in the heart of the seaside town of Harwich. We pride ourselves on the way in which we balance the highest expectations for all of our children within an environment that nurtures and supports all members of our community.

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

Mrs Nicky Patrick
Pound Farm Drive
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 4LB
Telephone: 01255 504528