Job Ref No. ECC2370-66 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: 5-6
Position Start Date: 10/06/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 10/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/C 20th May  

Job Description

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Position Type: SEN Learning Support Assistant *(plus additional MDA contract, see below)

Pay Range:£23,500 - £23,893 (FTE)

Position Start Date: June 2024 (exact date TBC)

Contract Type:Part-time (15 hours per week SEN LSA plus 5 hours per week MDA)

Contract Term: Fixed term

Application Close:10th May 2024

Date of Interviews:W/C 20th May 2024

Job Description

Cressing Primary School is part of Attain Academy Partnership whose family of schools work as a team to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We seek a positive and enthusiastic colleague to join our team. If you are a conscientious, personable individual with a good sense of humour, then you will enjoy being a member of our team. We are a friendly school, committed to doing the best for our children and staff. The role is for five mornings per week, 8.45 - 12.00. The salary is scale 3 within the points range 5-6.

You will predominantly, though not exclusively, assist the class teacher to help ensure that children make strong progress and maximise their level of attainment. Although not an exhaustive list, your duties require you to:

· Interact with, and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills

· Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher

· Establish positive relationships with supported pupils

· Support pupils with activities that develop literacy and numeracy skills

· To attend to pupils' personal needs including help with social, welfare, care and health matters

· Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task

· Assist the teacher and other staff in the implementation of care programmes

· To support learning by selecting appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities

· Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate

· To supervise pupils for limited and specified periods including break-times when the postholder should facilitate games and activities

· Build a consistent and professional relationship with parents/carers

Please also see the person specification, job description and Attain information sheet.

*Also included in this vacancy is a separate contract for the role of MDA for one hour per day, 12.00 - 1.00 (Scale 2)

For current Attain staff, please simply email us in writing at to confirm your wish to apply.


"The Recruitment and Selection Policy statement which includes data protection information" and "Privacy Notice (Applicants)" can be found on

Information about the School

Attain Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, culture, or disability. You must be a UK resident, have the right to work in the UK, and be willing to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

Our Vision: Working together towards success for all

Attain Academy Partnership aims to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We would like all members of Attain to become:

• Ambitious, capable learners who are resilient and independent • Enterprising, creative contributors who have a real love of learning • Ethical, informed citizens who value differences and inclusively • Healthy, confident individuals who contribute to a mutually supportive environment

We want to create a community of outstanding schools with the highest aspiration and dedication to achieving the best outcomes for all our learners:

• An unshakable belief in the intrinsic value of every individual within our community • Exciting and creative climates for learning within a safe and supportive environment • Sustainable collaboration and sharing of best practice • Personal and professional development for all members of staff • Accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

We believe: • That every pupil deserves a good education that enables them to be the best they can possibly be • That every individual in our community of schools (our pupils, staff, families, carers and friends) is important and has something to contribute • In building an exciting and creative climate for learning within a safe and supportive environment • In working together and sharing best practice • In ensuring the personal and professional development for all members of staff so that they have a rewarding and a fulfilling career within our community of schools • In accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

A copy of our child protection policy and practices, a copy of our policy on employing ex-offenders, the recruitment and selection policy statement which includes data protection information and privacy notice for applicants can be found on

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

Stewart Caplen
Tye Green
Cressing, Braintree
Essex, CM77 8JE
Telephone: 01376 583397

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