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DATE ADDED: Thu 23/05/2019

Learning Assistants

Essex, UK
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JOB TYPE: Temporary

SALARY: £7935 - £15077/annum Please see our 'Employee Benefits doc

Three Positions Available
x2 Maternity Cover Positions | x1 Fixed-Term Contract
Part-time and Full-time Roles | Term-time only (34 weeks per year)

This 'Outstanding in Every Aspect' ISI rated Independent School is looking for exceptionally skilled and passionate learning assistants at our Prep School in Years 4 and 5.

The positions will be working in either our second and third phase (Ffrome Court and Cloisters), where pupils are encouraged to become hard working and to take the lead in both thought and deed, increase their self-discipline, and build their individual confidence to become caring and co-operative young Felstedians.

The successful candidates will be supporting the class teachers with an individual child on a one-to-one basis or in group/whole-class activities. Other duties include preparing materials, classroom and playground supervision and general classroom tidying up plus one after-school activity each week. Further information and a full job description can be found within the 'Role Information Pack', including further information on each of the Prep School phases.

Applicants must hold at least an NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (or equivalent) together with prior experience of working with children under the age of 13. It is essential that candidates have excellent numeracy, literacy and ICT skills and understanding of child development and learning processes. We particularly welcome applications from those who have worked within a similar role within the independent school sector.

The available positions are:

Position A (x2 posts)
One year maternity cover between 01 September 2019 until 31 August 2020
38 hours per week (8:15am to 4:00pm over four days and 8:15am to 5:45pm on a Wednesday or Thursday)
Term-time only (34 weeks per year)
£15,077.65 per annum

Position B (x1 post)
One-year Fixed-Term Contract between 01 September 2019 until 31 August 2020
20 hours per week (Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 12:30pm)
Term-time only (34 weeks per year)
£7,935.60 per annum

Please indicate on your application form which role(s) you would like to apply for.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme (4% matched), free hot drinks and lunch on full days worked, unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site Coffee Shop by illy and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 04 June 2019 at 12:00 noon.
Interviews will be held on Monday 10 June and Thursday 13 June 2019

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website (url removed)/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check
Role: Learning Assistants
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Essex,

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