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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: • 1:1 TA (Named child contract) Full-time 8.40-3.35pm. 32 hours per/week. (30mins unpaid lunch) 29.5 hours Pay scale 2 (point 5) £12.73 per hour. Contract includes 30-minutes per day MDS contract (2.5 hours pay scale level 1C (Point 2) £10.60 per hour). Monday to Friday (Term time only, 38 weeks)

Contract type

Fixed term - 1:1 Contract

Actual salary

29.5 hours Pay scale level 2 (point 5) £12.73 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

This post will initially be working with children with limited or no verbal communication as yet.

We are looking for people who:

  • want to make a difference to the lives of children
  • are calm, caring and patient
  • have high expectations of themselves and children
  • are able to demonstrate a good standard of education
  • are able to communicate at all levels with children and staff
  • are excited to support children with a high level of Special Educational Needs who are just beginning their education journey.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • a friendly and supportive staff team
  • happy and motivated children who are keen to learn
  • Training and development opportunities
  • an exciting opportunity to be part of a school on its journey to excellence

Commitment to safeguarding

Melbourn Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as social media checks.
This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About Melbourn Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
402 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01763 223457

Melbourn Primary school is a warm and welcoming school on the Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire border with approximately 400 children in 14 classes. Our children are friendly and enjoy learning. We believe that learning should be irresistible and we strive for excellence in all we do.

Arranging a visit to Melbourn Primary School

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

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