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Teaching Assistant - Level 1

Swavesey Village CollegeSwavesey

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic and creative Level 1 SEN Teaching Assistant to support student learning. Previous experience supporting students with a variety of learning needs would be an advantage but not necessary.

This role is ideal for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children and also a fantastic opportunity for those considering a career in teaching to gain valuable first-hand experience.

The successful candidate’s contract would start as soon as possible and would be on a temporary contract in the first instance (until 31 August 2022).

Hours of work will be Monday - Friday 8.45 - 3.15 (27.5 hours) Term Time only plus 5 additional days (teacher training days).

We were judged to be outstanding by Ofsted in February 2020, and as a school community we are committed to take Swavesey Village College ‘beyond outstanding’ to ensure it delivers a rich and vibrant education experience for all our students. The achievements of our students are remarkable, both academically in examination success, and across an incredibly wide range of sports, arts and other co-curricular areas. Our House system and the pastoral care we offer ensures that every single student is known, valued and supported throughout their five years with us.

Swavesey is a village community school located close to Cambridge with excellent transport links to Cambridge and the pretty market town of St Ives, however, we have a considerable local and national reputation for academic excellence and innovation as part of our Academy Trust – CMAT and as a Teaching School - CTSN.   

There are more reasons to join us, please view the professional development and staff services attachment to get a full breakdown on what makes Swavesey Village College such a special place to work.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 13 December 2021

We will be unable to accept applications received after this time.

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The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).


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