Mundford Church of England Primary Academy

Vacancies

1:1 Support Assistant Required

Scale C (04): £11,101.23

Start date: Ideally 23rd September 2019 but there is flexiblity around start date for the right candidate.

At Mundford we pride ourselves on making a difference in young people’s lives, so if you enjoy helping children develop then this is the job for you! We are looking for someone very special to work with a child with complex needs. The job offers a fixed term 1 year contract, the child is currently a year 1 working within the reception class. You will be required to support the child throughout the school day as directed by the class teacher.

Mundford has been part of the Churchside Federation with Gooderstone CE Primary Academy since 2015 within The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).  This gives our staff the benefits of having lots of colleagues to work with in planning, training and moderating but also the bonus of working within a small school with much to celebrate! 

The successful candidate will:

  • Calm, patient and caring.
  • An interest in working with children with SEND
  • Have excellent communication skills and a sense of humour
  • Be willing to contribute to the common goals of the Federation
  • Have a firm commitment to our Christian ethos, vision and values.

The school offers:

  • Enthusiastic children who are proud of their village school
  • An excellent environment in which to develop professionally
  • A creative, friendly and supportive staff team
  • Supportive governors and parents

And much, much more

We would love to show you around our school so visits are welcomed and encouraged, so please email office@mundford.norfolk.sch.uk or call our school secretary, Janice Pryer 01842 878278 to arrange.

This school/academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

How to apply:

Download the application form or alternatively call the school for a recruitment pack. 

Return completed applications to exechead@churchsidefederation.norfolk.sch.uk

The closing date for completed applications: Wednesday 18th September 2019  at 9am Interviews: Thursday 19th September 2019

Person Specification for a 1:1 Support Assistant

The successful candidate will be able to meet the most of the following criteria:

  • Qualifications       
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills;
  • Some experience of working in a school environment or working with children with or without SEND.
  • First Aid training/training in specific medical procedures. (desirable but not essential, training will be provided).
  • Skills/Knowledge  
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning;
  • Use of other equipment technology – Tablet, digital camera, photocopier;
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning;
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities;
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults;
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

MSA Required

Scale A (Point 1): £8.75 per hour
Start date: Ideally 23rd September 2019

At Mundford we pride ourselves on making a difference in young people’s lives, so if you enjoy helping children develop then this is the job for you! We are looking for a Midday supervisor to join our team from Monday to Friday. This could be a job share or a single candidate.

Mundford has been part of the Churchside Federation with Gooderstone CE Primary Academy since 2015 within The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).  This gives our staff the benefits of having lots of colleagues to work with in planning, training and moderating but also the bonus of working within a small school with much to celebrate! 

The successful candidate will:

  • Calm, patient and caring.
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Have excellent communication skills and a sense of humour
  • Be willing to contribute to the common goals of the Federation
  • Have a firm commitment to our Christian ethos, vision and values.

The school offers:

  • Enthusiastic children who are proud of their village school
  • An excellent environment in which to develop professionally
  • A creative, friendly and supportive staff team
  • Supportive governors and parents

And much, much more

We would love to show you around our school so visits are welcomed and encouraged, so please email office@mundford.norfolk.sch.uk or call our school secretary, Janice Pryer 01842 878278 to arrange.

This school/academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

How to apply:

Download the application form or alternatively call the school for a recruitment pack. 

Return completed applications to exechead@churchsidefederation.norfolk.sch.uk

The closing date for completed applications: Thursday 19th September 2019  at 9am

Interviews: Friday 20th September 2019

Midday Supervisory Assistant – Person Specification

The successful candidate will be able to meet the most of the following criteria:

Qualifications   

  • Reasonable literacy skills;

Experience       

  • Working with or caring for children of relevant age.

Skills/Knowledge  

  • Empathy with children
  • Able to exert authority and give directions/instruction in a confident manner, non-confrontational manner
  • Able to communicate with children and adults
  • Flexibility & approachability