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We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and caring Teaching Assistant to support pupils with specific needs. This could range from support with social, emotional and behavioural needs to medical needs, including personal care. The role is for 25 to 27.5 hours per week over 5 days during term time and is a fixed term role linked to High Needs Funding.
You will be committed to providing the best learning experience for every child in our school. You need drive, enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude and willingly embrace our church school values of respect, courage, love, forgiveness, kindness and honesty.
The successful candidates will be an experienced and successful practitioner who enjoys working as part of a team in a child based environment. You will benefit from working in a school where we value support staff in all aspects of school life.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to inclusive principles and be committed to safeguarding children.
Salary is within Aquila Pay Level B £18,135.33 PRO rata
This is a great opportunity to join our friendly school staff team and help us realise our vision for the school community.
Eastchurch Primary School is a nurturing, inclusive, learning community that celebrates all possibilities, Through a journey of faith and exploration, we strive to enable all to grow as resilient life-long learners who value themselves and others. Rooted in God's love and our Christian values, we are a nurturing, inclusive community where all can flourish and achieve their full potential. Our vision flows from our biblical strapline taken from Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Together with our vision our core values of courage, forgiveness, honesty, kindness, love and respect are at the heart of everything we do.
As a two-form entry school split over two sites, we offer a unique experience for staff and families. Each site offers a one-form entry, family friendly school atmosphere, set within the support of a large vibrant organisation. Our sites, although very different in appearance, offer a consistent ethos, working together to ensure our children experience success and excitement in their learning every day.
We are proud of our ECO status and take an active role in the environment and community life. We value outdoor learning including our developing forest and beach schools.
Eastchurch Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.
Please be aware that references will be taken up prior to short listing. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.
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