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TEACHING ASSISTANT(S) from September 2018

Term time including 3 professional development days, 32.5 hours per week

Some posts may be temporary as they are dependant upon external funding for individual support

Samuel Pepys is a Cambridgeshire area special school for 102 pupils aged 3 – 19 years living in St. Neots and the surrounding area. All pupils have an EHC Plan to meet their severe and complex needs.

Described by Ofsted (May 2018) as ‘an outward-looking, reflective and innovative community;’ the ‘wealth of learning opportunities’ for staff to enable them to provide pupils with the best possible support is a key feature of our school.

We wish to appoint team players whose skills and experience will contribute to meeting the individual needs of our pupils. The successful applicants will confidently and competently be able to support children and young people with a range of complex needs, support challenging behaviour and be flexible about working across the whole school.

There is an occupational requirement for one of the post holders to be male.

Salary range: Level 1 or 2 from £14076 to £15450 (Actual gross salary) depending upon relevant qualifications and experience. Your prospects of being invited to interview will be enhanced if your letter of application identifies your personal experiences, strengths and qualities cross referenced to the person specification.

Samuel Pepys School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to successful pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS, health check and references, which will be requested prior to interview. We actively promote equality of opportunity in employment in our school and would be pleased to receive applications from all candidates regardless of age, ethnicity or religion.

Please email Lynne Hardie School Business Manager: for an electronic application pack or download below.

Closing date for applications is Monday 2nd July at 9am. Interviews will be held on Thursday 5th July. You are invited to visit the school on Wednesday 27th June at 1.30pm, please contact the school office to confirm your attendance.


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