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Job Ref No. ECC3122-43 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 5-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our caring, friendly and hard-working team. As well as having a strong understanding of building strong relationships with adults and children, you will assist in the delivery of engaging and innovative teaching within the classroom, on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. The applicant will aspire to or may already be confident in providing whole class cover support.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Enthusiastic Hard working
  • Adaptable
  • Ambitious

In return, we will offer you:

  • An excellent school environment with a strong emphasis on staff development
  • A well-organised and exciting approach to teaching and learning
  • A supportive staff whose aim is to develop the whole child
  • Well-mannered and enthusiastic children
  • Supportive parents who are committed to the school and its Christian ethos
  • Is able to use technology effectively to support the preparation of resources

St John's CofE Primary School is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust and is
located next to Epping Forest, within walking distance of shops and the London Underground.
We also run an Outstanding SCITT training programme and are committed to producing teachers
of the future.

At St John's, we take pride in both our excellent academic achievements, as well as our
outstanding track record of developing children through the musical, artistic and sporting
opportunities that we offer both inside and outside of the classroom. Furthermore, our six school
values of Achievement, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, Forgiveness and Resilience develop our
pupils' character and attitude, ensuring that they leave St John's happy, well rounded and
prepared for the next step in their education.

In return, we are looking for someone to join our amazing team. It is essential that the successful
candidate has a positive attitude who can develop the whole child and demonstrate an
understanding of and commitment to the unique ethos of St John's School.

Information about the School

Welcome to St John's C of E Primary School

St John’s is a traditional school for the 21st Century. At St John’s we pride ourselves on our high standards in all areas of school life. As Head Teacher, I am proud to lead a dedicated and well-qualified team of staff, who are committed not just to high academic standards, but also to developing the whole child. Our vision, ‘Life in all its Fullness’ John 10:10 embodies our belief in enriching the children’s school experience as much as possible.

We take pride in both our excellent academic record and the musical, artistic and sporting achievements of our children. Furthermore, our school values of Achievement, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, Forgiveness and Resilience develop both character and attitude, ensuring that our children leave St John’s happy, well rounded and prepared for their next step in education.

St John’s School aspires to be a community in which;

there is an atmosphere of confidence, striving for excellence and an enjoyment of learning. adults and children are valued equally. individual needs are recognised and supported.

Our long-term aim is to prepare our pupils to play a full part in a fast-changing, democratic and multi-cultural society and to prepare them for the next phase of their education.

St John's is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust.

At St. John’s we encourage openness and warmly welcome prospective staff to visit. I look forward to welcoming you.

We are part of The Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust of fifteen Primary and one Special School all based in the Epping Forest District. Along with our SCITT (School-Centred Initial Teacher Training), School Improvement Team, Well-being Service and Resourced Provisions based in three of our schools, we are a leading educational organisation in Epping Forest.

EFSPT was formed in 2018 from a consortium of schools that had worked together for over 20 years, and are committed to collaborative working to ensure the best possible outcomes for our children and school communities. The schools maintain their identities but work in a highly collaborative manner supported by a small but very experienced Central Team.

Our Mission is to provide an exceptional education that is inclusive and challenging for all and which provides wider opportunities for the children within the EFSPT to flourish.

EFSPT is committed to Trauma Perceptive Practice; the Essex approach to understanding behaviour and supporting emotional well-being. Being trauma-perceptive means that through our values, policies and practice, we are able to effectively support the children, families and communities in our Trust, creating spaces of belonging and safety that enable everyone to flourish, become resilient and learn.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding our schools’ communities. The appointment will therefore be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

West Essex SCITT is an outstanding provider of Initial Teacher Training. We currently have student finance or self funded postgraduate trainee teacher vacancies available to start in September 2024 across all of our 16 primary schools.

Please visit the below website for further information;

Jonathan Furness Head Teacher

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

Karen Norman
High Road, Buckhurst Hill
Essex, IG9 5RX
Telephone: 020 8504 2934

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