Teaching Assistant

Swaffham Prior Primary School
(a part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust)
is seeking to appoint a
Teaching assistant
Required to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring teaching assistant to join our dedicated and friendly team. This is a fixed term appointment until the end of the summer term 2020.

TA hours are 15 per week plus 5 hours per week as a Midday Supervisor.

Swaffham Prior C of E Primary School is a small, village primary school with a strong family atmosphere and Christian ethos. We are part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has experience, skills and knowledge of working in Early Years or Primary education.
• Can inspire and motivate pupils to achieve their very best
• Has a sense of humour
• Has an interest in speech and language

Experience of working with pupils with special needs will be an advantage as the role may include:
 Demonstrating active listening skills
 Supporting and developing social skills
 Developing self-help and independent skills
 Supporting sensory and physical needs

We offer:
• A school committed to excellence and enjoyment
• An ethos of team work and collaboration, and opportunities for continuing professional development
• Children who are enthusiastic and love learning
• Appropriate support and training

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school community where you can continue to develop your understanding of learning and skills in a supportive environment, then we would like to meet you.

An application pack is available from the school office on 01638 741529, by emailing office@swaffhamprior.cambs.sch.uk or from our website www.swaffhamprior.cambs.sch.uk
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the school.

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd January at noon
Interview date: Friday 24th January

We would like to advise you if you have not heard from us by Friday 24th January 2020 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview and that due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us. If you do not receive an interview this time, please do not let this stop you applying for further posts advertised across DEMAT in the future.
The Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT) 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 young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check.

School website: http://swaffhamprior.cambs.sch.uk
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Wednesday 22 January 2020
School name
Swaffham Prior Church of England Primary School
Mrs Helen Bartley
DfE school no.
Station Road Swaffham Prior Cambridge Cambs
CB25 0LG
01638 741529
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