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Job Ref No. ECC3820-46S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £23,500-£23,893
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 26/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 1st May 2024  

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1-1 Teaching Assistant

Part-time, Fixed Term Contract to 31 August 2027

Hours: 5 afternoons per week, 12.15-15.15. Term Time

Salary: Scale 3 Points 5-6 £23,500-£23,893 Actual salary £7,967

Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Potential Interview Date: 1 May 2024

Start Date: Immediate

St Peter's C of E Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a Year 2 child with social, emotional and mental health needs. The role is to start in May 2024.

You will need to work alongside the Class Teacher, SENCO and family to provide effective emotional and academic support, personal development and guidance. You will be required to complete daily play interactions and follow a personalised engagement plan in order to support the child to access the curriculum. Support will be provided for the suitable candidate for all the above requirements.

You will need to be able to communicate and build good relationships with both the child and their family.

The ideal candidate will:

· Have a good understanding of the early years and primary curriculum

· A firm understanding of the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements of working in such a role

· Be able to take direction from a range of stakeholders and be adaptable in your approach

· Have a genuine passion for working with children with additional needs and the commitment that children are at the centre of everything you do

· Excellent communication skills with children, their families and your colleagues

· Experience with supporting children with social, emotional and mental health needs

· Be able to work within the Christian ethos of the school

Information about the School

St Peter’s Church of England (VA) Primary School is a small church school of 4 classes set in the village of West Hanningfield. We are a welcoming, caring Christian family who take pride in each others' achievements. Our school is a calm, purposeful learning environment that enables children to achieve their potential in all areas of the curriculum. We enjoy positive and supportive relationships with governors, parents, the local community and churches. It is essential that any candidate is supportive of the school's Christian ethos.

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

Jane Vosper, Office Manager
St Peter's Cof E (VA) Primary School
Church Road
West Hanningfield, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 8UQ
Telephone: 01245 400327

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