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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 8.45am - 3.15pm Monday to Friday term time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage, National Curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies
  • Understanding of child development and learning
  • Able to actively improve the pupils understanding through modelling, explaining and providing feedback

  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

  • Ability to relate well to all children and adults

  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

  • Able to use technology effectively to support learning

  • Able to communicate effectively in writing and when speaking

  • Able to effectively manage the behaviour of pupils in line with the school policy

  • Actively promote the well being of all pupils

  • Actively support the meeting of individual needs including those with SEND

  • NVQ 1 or 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience (desirable)

  • GCSE grade9 to 4 (A* to C) in Maths and English

  • Evidence of recent and relevant training (desirable)

  • First aid training (desirable)

  • Experience of supporting learning with children of relevant age

What the school offers its staff

  • Working with a dedicated and friendly team of staff
  • Committed to providing the best in learning support
  • A small school which has a 'family feel' where everyone looks out for each other
  • Our vision is to be an inclusive learning community, where everyone strives for excellence within a Christian environment.
  • We have regular links with the church of Great St. Mary’s in Sawbridgeworth
  • We are very lucky to have lovely grounds that enable us to include outdoor learning in our curriculum. We have a woodland with an outdoor learning hut, wildflower meadow with activity path and a large field. Our playground has a trim trail that the children love and we now have a Multi Use Games Area with an all weather surface. The classrooms have their own outdoor areas.

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.

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About Spellbrook CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01279 723204

Spellbrook C of E Primary School is a small school, located between Sawbridgworth and Bishops Stortford in Hertfordshire

Arranging a visit to Spellbrook CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@spellbrook.herts.sch.uk.

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