41 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 August 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join Cherry Tree Academy in Colchester. This position is for 24.5 hours per week, term time only. Working pattern Monday – Thursday 8.45am – 3.00pm, Friday, 8.45am – 2.30pm, this includes a 15-minute unpaid morning break and 1-hour lunchbreak.

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

It is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate the following:

  • Enthusiasm to work with children with a variety of different personalities and skill levels.
  • Able to engage well with pupils.
  • Able to work under your own initiative.
  • Smartly presented and with excellent time management skills.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Engaging and enthusiastic pupils who will make you smile each day
  • A commitment to personal professional development which is tangible
  • A supportive school team that understands and foster well-being
  • A stimulating and enjoyable working environment where each day is engaging and thoroughly enjoyable

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)
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Cherry Tree Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
168 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

At Cherry Tree Academy our mission is that our pupils will develop:

• A set of spiritual and moral values — honesty, integrity and good judgement.
• A toolkit of basic skills — linguistic, mathematical, scientific, artistic, physical and social.
• An enquiring mind and a desire for knowledge.
• Strong self-esteem and high personal expectation.
• Tolerance and respect for others

School location

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