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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 January 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Permanent, 30 hours per week (Monday-Friday), term time only, plus inset/training days as required. Flexibility is required to attend before and after school meetings

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC E&W SCP 3-5 Pro Rata plus Outer Fringe Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you:

  • A warm, caring person that children tend to gravitate towards?
  • Passionate about creativity, fun and learning through play?
  • Fully committed to team work, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible an individuals?
  • Determined to succeed and be relentless in the pursuit of progress for children?
  • Willing to hold a flexible role supporting children’s needs?

If so, you’ll love to be part of our team developing Water Lane Primary Academy to be a school which develops children to be engaged learners.

At Water Lane Primary Academy we are looking for a Thrive Practitioner to join our Inclusion Team. A Thrive Practitioner uses Thrive Online assessment tool to identify delay in children’s social and emotional skills and put in place action plans to develop these skills through creativity, the arts and play. If you hold the Thrive Practitioner Childhood qualification, we will support you to use those skills to deliver Thrive sessions and set up this approach and sessions in our school. If you do not hold the qualification, we will invest in and support you to successfully complete your training to become a Thrive Practitioner in return for a commitment to the children at our school. This is an exciting new initiative for the school and we are looking for someone with a passion for the role.

We seek team members who are genuinely up for a challenge and who want to get involved with all aspects of our academy life. This is the chance to be part of something exciting and fulfilling and we recruit team members who share the dream and pro-actively demonstrate the values and attitudes to make Water Lane Primary Academy a truly special experience for our children and families.

What the school offers its staff

  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development;
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors;
  • A growing learning community;
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference;
  • Coaching and mentoring from experienced leaders;
  • Fantastic trust-wide CPD opportunities;
  • Opportunities to further develop your career within our Multi Academy Trust, REAch2, the largest primary-only academy trust in the country;
  • The unique opportunity to help develop and shape our school, including an innovative approach to curriculum provision;

Further details about the role

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About Water Lane Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
194 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01279 417410

Water Lane is tucked away in a lovely, leafy part of Harlow town. We have very large grounds and our school building offers excellent, fit-for-purpose classrooms, a communal IT hub area, a library, two performance halls and a design and technology kitchen for our children. Our school is part of the Reach2 Academy Trust and as such we receive excellent support and CPD at all levels. Our motto is 'enrichment beyond the classroom' and we live up to it by providing our pupils with exceptional and unusual learning experiences. This is done via our broad and engaging curriculum as well through our our 11b411, Visible Learning and Forest School offer.

Arranging a visit to Water Lane Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@waterlane.essex.sch.uk.

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