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Job Ref No. ECC2097-116S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 13/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/C Monday 15th July 2024  

Job Description

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Post: SEN Teaching Assistant

Hours: 26.25 hours per week

Term Time plus inset days (39 weeks per annum)

Contract: Fixed contract - end date 31/08/2028

Salary: Scale 3, Point 5-6 £14,293.28-£14,532.31 per annum (full time equivalent salary £23,500-£23,893)

Start date: Autumn Term - September

Location: Great Clacton Church of England Junior School

An opportunity has arisen to join our wonderful school community as a SEN Teaching Assistant from September.

This contract is for a fixed term to assist in the provision of support for three pupils with SEN for the duration of funds allocated specifically for this purpose.In the event of the allocation of funds ceasing or the child leaving the school before the final date above, your appointment will cease with statutory notice.

The successful candidate must:

· Work well as part of a team.

· Display a professional attitude.

· Be able to use their own initiative.

· Remain calm under pressure.

· Be committed to supporting the vision and values of our Church school.

· Good literacy and numeracy skills.

· Good organisational skills.

· Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults.

· Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils.

· Knowledge of how to help adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs

· Excellent verbal communication skills

· Active listening skills

· Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children and a commitment to ongoing training in this area

· Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

This is a fixed position, term time only, including non-pupil days. This vacancy is for 26.25 hours per week and has the following working pattern. Some movement in these hours may be considered.

Monday - Friday08:30-13:45 5.25 hours a day

Total Hours

We can offer:

· A school that has had recent and successful Ofsted and SIAMS inspections

· friendly, polite, and well-behaved children who enjoy learning.

· a welcoming school with a friendly and dedicated team.

· support and professional development opportunities both within school and across our trust

· a happy working environment

We warmly welcome visits to the school to discuss the post.

The position will start in school on 1st September 2024.

Great Clacton Church of England Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references.

Applications closing date is Saturday 13th July 2024.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 15th July 2024.

Information about the School

Great Clacton Church of England Junior School is a member of The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust. This is a 2 form entry junior school. Rated good by Ofsted in 2023 and SIAMS in 2024. We have great relationships the parish of with St Johns and St Marks and work closely with local and MAT schools.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Karen Jones
Great Clacton Church of England Junior School
The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust
Craigfield Avenue, Great Clacton
Essex, CO15 4HR
Telephone: 01255 424906

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