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Job Ref No. ECC7048-423 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5 - £12,804.42 pro rated salary
Position Start Date: 04/01/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: 28th November 2023 Shortlisting Starts:  24/11/2023

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We are a highly successful community all age special school for students aged 3-19 years old with severe and complex learning difficulties including autism. The original Edith Borthwick School was purpose built in Bocking in1976, and was designated a 'New Model Special School' by Essex Local Authority in 2006. In September 2015 we moved to our brand new, purpose built school in Braintree which offers superb facilities. We currently have a 240 pupil/student placement capacity.

A key feature of our school is the provision of a high quality education programme tailored specifically for individual needs. Meeting individual needs follows a route of Education Health Care Planning, with personalised plans engaging with a wide range of supporting agencies.

The school has an extended workforce with a large dedicated staff team who constantly strive to ensure that each pupil and student maximises their potential. Our wide range of specialist staff and facilities ensures that appropriate support and guidance is available for all students across the full curriculum/age range.

We are looking for an individual to join the family worker team who will be responisble for providing a home/school link for families and their children. You must have a desire to learn and develop new skills as well as the ability to work to a high standard.

You are required for 22 hours per week (4 days per week) 0900 -1500. 2 Term fixed contract

You can read more about us on our website at

Please apply online. If you wish to visit the school please call 01376 529300 and we can arrange a tour.

Please note previous applicants need not apply.

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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Claire Baker
Springwood Drive, Braintree
Essex, CM7 2YN
Telephone: 01376 529300

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