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Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2022
Scale F, Point 12 17, 11.70 - 12.92/hour, Approx 19,327.53 21,338.97
Closing Date

HLTA Teaching Assistant - Specialising in SEN

Clenchwarton Primary School


Clenchwarton Primary School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust,are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and responsible Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support our EYFS class which has a high SEN cohort for the upcoming academic year.
Commence September 2022
30 hours/week, 39 weeks/year (term time +1) Fixed Term 1 Year contract

Are you looking to join a team of dedicated, supportive professionals who are committed to delivering high quality education for all children? If so, then we would welcome you to our school at this exciting time.

You will be required to work with individuals or small groups of students under the direct supervision of the Class teacher and also be required at times to teach the whole class. Knowledge of working with SEN children is essential. You will take a lead role alongside the teacher and SENCo with the implementation of individual pupils support plans to ensure that the school is meeting the specific needs of the pupils and supporting the pupils in lessons following a differentiated curriculum. You will also undertake general planning and assessments working together with the Class teacher.

We are seeking someone who:
Is experienced in working with SEN children and has the knowledge to support within a classroom environment
enjoys working with children and listens to their needs
is patient, calm, caring and flexible in approach
has a positive outlook, a sense of humour and works well in a team
is able to be proactive, supporting and organising activities relevant to need

We can offer:
Children who are keen to learn and fantastic to work with
Strong leadership and management
A supportive team and working environment
Enthusiastic and supportive parents
Great professional development opportunities
The support of working with other schools in our trust

For a full job description, person specification and application form please see attached documents.

Clenchwarton Primary School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.



How to Apply

We encourage visits to our school for you to see our facilities and talk to the children about our school. For further information please contact or call 01553 773393.
To apply please complete an application form - see the application guidance notes for more information,and email this to:
Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.


Closing Date for Applications: 11-Jul-2022

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Primary schools
Joanne Borley
Age Range
139 Main Road
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
PE34 4DT
01553 775035
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Clenchwarton Primary School

A primary school of West Norfolk Academies Trust

Clenchwarton Primary School is a one form entry school with about 200 children split into seven classes. We believe all children in our school are entitled to a secure and happy environment, in which they are encouraged to become independent, considerate to others and to make the most of their abilities.
The children at Clenchwarton are well behaved, hardworking and report that they really enjoy coming to school. They also report how well cared for they feel by our wonderful team of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff, who are also well behaved and hardworking!
At Clenchwarton we believe we have a responsibility to provide our pupils with high quality teaching which enthuses and engages them in all subjects so that they reach the highest standards possible.
The school is well supported by dedicated staff, a strong governing body and an active PTA. The enthusiastic people in all of these groups, ensure that the school is involved in events in the wider community too. Pupils benefit from visiting theatre groups, storytellers, sports' coaches and artists.