4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 15 hrs

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Unity Federation is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Federation SEND Teaching Assistant who is passionate about special educational needs to work alongside our SEND pupils in KS1 / KS2. The role would be predominantly located at one of our sites but flexibility to work across all three sites would be required as based on pupil needs. It would be expected arrangements would be reviewed on a termly basis.

The Unity Federation of Church of England and Community Primary Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust). Our three schools at Colkirk, Sculthorpe and Little Snoring are located a few miles outside of the market town of Fakenham. At each of our Academies, you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere, with a purposeful learning environment. We aim to provide happy and supportive surroundings for the children in our care and have in place a wide range of learning experiences to ensure the full growth and development of the child ~ physically, intellectually, socially and morally.

The successful candidate will work with our SEND pupils. They will be required to work with the class team to create the best possible provision for the pupils, enabling them to be fully included in school life.

The role is initially expected to be based at Little Snoring Academy.

The position is:

  • Part time 15hrs per week – ideally this would be 5 mornings a week but we can be flexible with these hours if needed.
  • Term time plus 1 week
  • Permanent
  • Salary Scale D Point 5 to 6 proportionate to the full-time salary of £23,500 to £23,893 (depending upon experience)
  • From September 2024
  • Predominantly located at one of our sites (Colkirk, Sculthorpe and Little Snoring), but flexibility to work across all three sites would be required as based on pupil needs

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of supporting pupils with varying needs
  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the needs of all pupils
  • Is able to work with the class team to develop and deliver the curriculum
  • Is able to build positive relationships with all pupils
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Is able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies
  • Is well-organised
  • Communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has bags of creativity for stimulating and engaging pupils

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring Federation full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • A strong culture of safeguarding where all adults are supervised and supported to ensure children, young people and adults in our organisation are safe
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity and are excited and enthused by their learning.
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • Well-stocked staffrooms full of goodies

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ensure all in our schools ‘Have Faith, Flourish and Fly High’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a visit, please contact the our Executive Headteacher, Miss Suzannah Hayes by emailing head@sculthorpe.norfolk.sch.uk.

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Applications should be returned by email to Miss Suzannah Hayes head@sculthorpe.norfolk.sch.uk.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to head@sculthorpe.norfolk.sch.uk

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