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  • Job start date

    6 January 2025

  • Closing date

    1 October 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £36,051.00 Annually (Actual)

Early Years Foundation Stage Class Teacher (Maternity Cover up to1 year) job summary

We are seeking a resilient and motivated individual who possesses a profound appreciation of childhood and a comprehensive understanding of the EYFS curriculum. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to nurturing children as they develop into independent, highly motivated learners. Previous experience teaching within the Foundation Stage is highly desirable, along with a passionate dedication to Early Years education.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Creative and adaptable, able to think “outside the box” in a mixed-age classroom setting.
  • Forward-thinking with a steely determination to make a positive difference in children’s lives.
  • Passionate about child-centered learning and capable of working closely within a small team.
  • A great communicator, dedicated to providing children with a diverse, well-rounded curriculum enriched with rich experiences.
  • Committed to supporting the whole child, nurturing their wellbeing, physical, emotional health, and academic progress.

In return, we offer:

  • A genuine opportunity to impact the lives of our students positively.
  • Small class sizes with dedicated Teaching Assistant support.
  • A challenging and stimulating work environment.
  • Committed and friendly staff who go the extra mile.
  • Engaged and eager-to-learn children supported by a strong school community.
  • A well-planned curriculum with comprehensive resources that allow for professional adaptation and creativity.
  • Generous PPA time and access to Synergy’s comprehensive wellbeing support for pupils, parents and staff.

Being part of a successful, forward-thinking school community that values innovation and excellence

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Antingham and Southrepps Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
48 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Antingham & Southrepps Primary School and Nursery

Learning Support Assistant (1:1) Vacancy

Learning Support Assistant 1:1 (8.30am-3.30pm including daily lunchtimes- 3 days a week)

Part-Time (Fixed Term with the view to becoming permanent) Position for Spring & Summer Term (February 2024 to August 2024)

Scale D point range 5 – 6

We are seeking to appoint someone to provide 1-1 support for a Year 6 child with social, emotional, and mental health needs (SEMH).

Purpose of the Role:

To assist in the support and inclusion of pupils with special educational needs within the school and to support the learning of all pupils as directed by the class teacher/SENDCO in order to maximise children’s potential.

Responsibilities

Supporting the pupil:

• To develop a knowledge of a range of learning support needs relevant to the school

• To develop an understanding of the specific needs of pupils to be supported

• To aid the pupil/s to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and individually, inside and outside of the classroom.

For example: Clarifying and explaining instructions Ensuring the pupil is able to use necessary equipment Motivating and encouraging the pupil/s

• Assisting in areas of specific weakness, such as writing tasks

• Helping pupil/s to concentrate on and finish work set

• Attending to pupils’ personal and health needs

• Developing appropriate resources to support the pupil/s

• Assisting in the management of pupils’ social interactions and behaviour

• To establish a supportive relationship with the pupil/s concerned

• To establish acceptance and inclusion of the pupil/s in the classroom

• To manage pupil/s as advised by the school

• To use methods of promoting / reinforcing the pupils’ self esteem

• To ensure the safety of the pupil/s while in your care

• To carry out any specific duties as outlined in the pupil/s support plan or EHCP

Supporting the SENDCo and Class Teacher

• To assist the SENDCO to develop a suitable programme of support and then carry out the programme, within the classroom or in a 1:1 situation

• To maintain systems of recording and monitoring of pupils’ progress

• To provide feedback about pupils’ difficulties and/ or progress to the SENDCO and Class teacher

• To write reports about the pupil/s’ progress as requested by the SENDCO

• To participate in the evaluation of the support programme, with the SENDCO and class teacher

• To help adapt/ find differentiated materials to enable pupil/s to access the class curriculum

• To report any problems about arrangements or any incidents to the SENDCO, or if unavailable, to the class teacher

Supporting the school

• Where appropriate, to foster links between home and school

• To contribute to Annual Review meetings, as appropriate

• To participate in relevant professional development

• To be aware of / follow school policies and procedures

• To maintain confidentiality about home- school / pupil- teacher/ school work matters

• To cover break and lunch duties if required

• To complete any other task as directed by the head teacher/ SENDCO.

Health, safety and discipline

• Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

• Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

• Follow the Child protection and safeguarding expectations as set by the DSL and in line with school policies ensuring children and staff are safe.

Personal and professional conduct

• Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

• Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality.

Other

• To participate in the appraisal process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager.

• To complete any other duties commensurate with the post, as directed by the Headteacher.

The School

Antingham & Southrepps is a village school set in the beautiful village of Southrepps, which is an easy commute to Norwich from Gunton Station. We are a welcoming, friendly and inclusive school, where children are happy, well-behaved and have a desire to learn. The teaching staff are resilient and dedicated and the school is focused on the professional development of all staff and the well-being of our children.

We genuinely believe that all our children have infinite potential and it is our job to unleash it. We are passionate about making a difference for all our pupils and require a like-minded leader to join us in this quest.

We are fully committed to the professional growth of our colleagues and in this role you will be invited to participate in a series of CPD events, leading to your rapid development as an innovative and highly effective leader. Those with an ambition to develop these skills and to grow as a future leader should be especially keen to apply.

Our Trust

Antingham & Southrepps is a part of Synergy, a successful Multi-Academy Trust which is fully committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. The Trust was initially established in 2015. Synergy Multi-Academy Trust comprises of fifteen Norfolk schools serving children between the ages of 2 and 18. All of the schools work collaboratively together to raise standards and provide education of the highest possible standard, offering the best of opportunities for pupils.

Why choose us?

The staff at Antingham & Southrepps are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our children. All staff who work here promote our ethos, vision and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of the children.

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable all our children to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through professional development, we support our teachers and teaching assistants to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment. We are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all children enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

We would love to meet you and show you around the school or chat on the phone about the post. If you would like to arrange a visit or a phone call, please contact the school office: 01263 833282

Closing date: Monday 8th January 2024, 9:00am

Shortlisting: Monday 8th January 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 16th January 2024

Applications: Completed applications should be returned by email to school.

Antingham & Southrepps is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

The post will be offered subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks.

We are committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds.

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