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15 hours per week (5 mornings, 3 hours per morning).


In order to meet the school’s requirements we are looking to appoint an additional Level 3 Teaching Assistant on a fixed term contract, with potential for this to become a permanent role.


This position is to work in a 1:1 supporting role with a KS1 pupil who has an Education Health and Care Plan. You will need to share our commitment to support the school’s most vulnerable pupils, including those with social communication difficulties. Prior experience in this area is desirable.


You will be offered substantial opportunities for shadowing existing staff and developing your own skills in this area. This is an exciting role for those who relish the challenge of supporting all children to achieve.


The position is temporary until August 31st 2019, with possible scope to become permanent if the hours continue to be required from September 2019.


Candidates will be required to liaise closely with Class Teachers, the SENCo and external support services in order to carry out support identified for the individual.


At Cottenham Primary School, we are committed to providing the best possible education so that all our children thrive and achieve. We believe our children, families, staff and governors are of equal value and we respect and appreciate the diversity they bring to our school community. Through our policies and practice, we strive to foster positive relationships and a shared sense of belonging and we challenge any inequalities or barriers that exist. We welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Visits to our school are encouraged and welcomed. Please telephone the Office to book a visit or request an application pack. Application forms can also be found below.   


Closing date for applications will be midday, Friday 25th January 2019.

Interviews will take place week commencing 28th January 2019.

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