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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Named Child 1:1

Pay scale

NJC 5-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are recruiting for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1/named child basis, to support and work with a child who has an EHCP. This is a term time plus INSET day role (39 weeks) and hours of work are:

Monday – Friday 8.30 am – 3.30 pm (this includes 0.5 hour for lunch which is unpaid)

The Spinney is a popular and welcoming Group 2 village school in Cherry Hinton on the Southeast outskirts of Cambridge, age range 4 – 11. We are looking for a capable, enthusiastic, energetic person with a can-do attitude to join our happy team. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

The successful applicant will be

  • Positive
  • Empathetic towards children with SEND
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to cope with challenging situations
  • good team worker who is caring and sensitive

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to grow professionally, be part of our exciting curriculum journey and work at the heart of a dynamic and supportive community.

Candidates are invited to discuss the position further and visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office in the first instance, 01223 568836 or email office@spinney.cambs.sch.uk

An application pack can be downloaded from our website (see About Us, Current Vacancies) https://www.spinney.cambs.sch.uk/vacancies-3/ or by emailing our School Business Manager rmetters@spinney.cambs.sch.uk

Completed application forms, along with a covering letter of no more than 2 pages long, should be emailed to rmetters@spinney.cambs.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

We believe that our children, families, staff and governors are of equal value, and we respect and appreciate the diversity they bring to our school community. We welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including the right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check, a medical questionnaire and two satisfactory references.
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About The Spinney Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01223 568836

The Spinney is a popular and welcoming Group 2 village school in Cherry Hinton on the Southeast outskirts of Cambridge, age range 4 – 11.

Arranging a visit to The Spinney Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@spinney.cambs.sch.uk.

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