15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Breakfast Club 5hrs per week After-School Club 15 hrs per week

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31 July 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be a genuine advocate for children
  • Sound judgment and common sense, able to ask for support / help when needed
  • Have good attendance and punctuality
  • Be proactive, enthusiastic and positive in the working environment
  • Be able to accommodate to changes in priorities
  • Anticipate workload, prioritise and plan ahead
  • Be able to encourage and enable others to reach their full potential
  • Ability to work with children (and grown ups!) collaboratively, flexibly and positively
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • General IT competency (handling emails, learning and using new software)
  • Understanding of the varied needs of children, additionally those with SEND
  • Be inclusive and understand equal opportunities
  • Previous experience of working with children aged 3-11, ideally in a play-based setting or school environment
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in relevant field
  • Willing to undertake relevant CPD Avenues for further study may be possible through DNEAT’s Apprenticeship scheme, for the right candidates

What the school offers its staff

Proudly federated with each other and part of DNEAT, Caston and Parker’s are vibrant village primary schools with one-form entry and combined classes. We work together to achieve great outcomes, and love to celebrate successes along the way. Awarded ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted (Sept & Oct ’23) we are embarking on our most significant expansion in recent years: opening two new pre-school settings whilst investing in increased extra-curricular provision. The government, via Norfolk County Council, is launching a significant funding programme to develop Wraparound care in schools, and we are delighted to be early receivers of this funding which extends to Summer 2026.

If this role excites you, we’d absolutely encourage you to contact us for a chat, a tour or simply to apply! We can offer opportunities for training and qualifications through the Wraparound project and DNEAT.

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.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sbm@dovefederation.dneat.org

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Caston Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
84 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Recently judged by Ofsted to be ‘good’ in all areas, our team is a strong one, having deliberately focussed on developing a curriculum which works and Ofsted praised as ‘inclusive’.

Proudly federated with each other and part of DNEAT, Caston and Parker’s are vibrant village primary schools with one-form entry and combined classes. We work together to achieve great outcomes, and love to celebrate successes along the way. Awarded ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted (Sept & Oct ’23) we are embarking on our most significant expansion in recent years: opening two new pre-school settings whilst investing in increased extra-curricular provision at either end of the school day.

Arranging a visit to Caston Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@dovefederation.dneat.org.

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