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Newlands Spring Primary School


Newlands Spring Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, culture or disability. You must be a UK resident, have the right to work in the UK and be willing to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

Newlands Spring Primary School has the current vacancies below:

1. SEND Learning Support Assistant  (Posted 23/9/2019)

  • Term time only – Fixed Term Contract
  • 16.25 per week (5 afternoons 12.00pm – 3.15pm)
  • Closing date for applications is Sunday 6th October 2019
  • Interview date is Friday 11th October

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our friendly and supportive school. We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work with a child in our Foundation Stage who has complex needs. Previous experience of working with children with SEND would be an advantage but not essential as training can be given.  

Suitable candidates would need

  • an empathetic, kind and caring nature
  • have a patient and positive attitude towards supporting pupils' learning
  • be conscientious and enthusiastic at all times
  • be able to work on own initiative
  • have a clear understanding of positive behaviour management.

The rate of pay for this post is Local Government Pay Scale Band 2, point 3 – 4 (Actual Pay range £9.36 - £9.55 per hour. Salary awarded depending on experience and qualifications)

If you think this job may be for you or you know someone who it might suit and would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Tina Harris on 01245 442031. Applications can be made through the Essex Schools Jobs website.  http://www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk/Vacancies/Details.aspx?VacancyId=55022 or by completing an application form available from the school reception desk.

2Relief Domestic Staff  (posted 11/1/2019)

 We are looking for school cleaners and catering assistants to work on an ‘as and when needed’ basis to support our friendly teams of cleaners and catering staff. Duties would include general cleaning of all areas of the school to a high standard and/or washing up/serving food in the school kitchen at lunchtime. Successful applicants must be:

  • trustworthy
  • reliable
  • have a flexible approach to daily tasks
  • able to work on their own initiative
  • enthusiastic and hard working

The rate of pay is Band 1 (currently £8.50 per hour). If you think one of these jobs may suit you or someone you know please contact Mrs Tina Harris on 01245 442031. An application form can be collected from the school office.

3. Relief Support Staff 

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you a ‘people person’ who likes being part of a supportive team? If so, we would love to meet you.

We are looking for the following relief staff to join our wonderful team of of support staff:

  • Relief Catering Assistants to join our school kitchen team
  • Reief Midday Assistants to join our lunchtime team
  • Relief Cleaners to join our premises team

Hours: Relief as required and term time only.

Pay Scale: Band 1 - point 6 to 10 - depending on experience

If you think any f these jobs may be for you  or you know someone who it might suit and would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Tina Harris on 01245 442031. Application forms and job descriptions are available from the school office. 

Posted: 4/10/2018

4. School Governors

Newlands Spring Primary School  are looking for members of the local community to join our Board of Governors. If you are interested in finding out more about being a Governor please take a look at the National Governors' Website or contact Mrs Orley in the office for more information and dates of meetings.

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