Pendennis Road, Downend, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5JJ

01454 866516

christchurchjuniors@sgmail.org.uk

Vacancies at Christ Church Junior

If you would like to work with us as a student, work experience or volunteer, please send an email through the contact page. 

Teaching Assistant (20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, mornings only) 

Please note that we are also advertising an afternoon post for a HLTA, which could work alongside this post for the right applicant.

A Teaching Assistant is required to work with children in Key Stage 2, with Level 2 TA qualification and English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) required. Experience of general or specialised classroom support is required.

CCJ can offer:

  • engaged, creative, eager learners who rise to challenges and are determined to do their best.
  • a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff, strong community and Church links and a fully engaged and supportive Governing Body.
  • collective determination to ensure that the school continues the journey of building on the our positive OfSTED report to offer the best for every child.
  • a commitment to innovative teaching, contextualised learning and the quality of children’s experiences, at the heart of the curriculum.
  • a strong commitment to, and a good track record of, supporting the learning and social inclusion/development of SEN children.
  • a highly effective group of teaching assistants, both SEN and learning support, who work together a team.
  • a full commitment to the professional development of Teaching Assistants both as individuals and as a team.

The new TA will:

  • bring an enthusiasm for the role and a passion for helping every child achieve.
  • be fun but firm with a clear and consistent approach with high expectations of learning and behaviour.
  • have a level two teaching assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • be a team player with good communication skills, willing to be flexible and work collaboratively with the team.
  • be willing to  and have experience of working with children across Key Stage 2 in class, in small groups or 1:1. 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st May at 12pm. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 6th May.

Application Form

 

Reading Assistant and SMSA 

Reading Assistant Monday-Friday 1.15-3.15pm

Lunchtime Supervisor Monday-Friday 11.50-1.15 

A Reading Assistant/Lunchtime Supervisor is required to work with children in Key Stage 2. The role is split between two posts- providing supervision at lunchtimes and supporting children with their reading during the afternoons. No prior experience is necessary but a willingness to learn and an ability to develop reading skills is essential.

CCJ can offer:

  • engaged, creative, eager learners who rise to challenges and are determined to do their best.
  • a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff, strong community and Church links and a fully engaged and supportive Governing Body.
  • collective determination to ensure that the school continues the journey of building on the our positive OfSTED report to offer the best for every child.
  • a full commitment to the professional development of all staff both as individuals and as a team.

The new Reading Assistant/Lunchtime Supervisor will:

  • bring an enthusiasm for the role and a passion for helping every child achieve.
  • be fun but firm with a clear and consistent approach with high expectations of learning and behaviour.
  • be a team player with good communication skills.
  • be flexible and work collaboratively with the team.
  • be willing to learn new skills.

Application Form

KS2 Class Teacher x2

 

Are you an exciting and engaging teacher? Do you have excellent team work and communication skills? Can you have a positive impact on our learners as part of our brilliant teaching team?

 

If yes, you might just be the new teacher we are looking for! CCJ is ready to appoint a highly motivated and creative teacher to join our strong team from September 2019. This post will be class based in either our Lower Band or Upper Band team and there will be a subject to lead depending upon the skillset and experience of the successful candidate. NQTs are welcome to apply.

 

We are a vibrant school within a brilliant community of parents, children and teachers and are looking for someone who can share in and promote our strong ethos and values. Having been graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted and Outstanding by SIAMs, we are looking for a new member to join our team and help us continue to offer the best for our children.

 

As a large junior school, the five classes in each team plan and work together so this role would best suit a good communicator and team player who will give their all to ensure success. We pride ourselves on our relationships with children and their families so we are looking for someone who can build trust and care for our learners within our church school environment. We try to provide for the whole child and promote a love of questioning and reflective thinking in line with our growth mindset focus. A fresh approach to pedagogy with a passion for teaching is vital.

 

We can offer you the chance to join a school that has ...

•    engaged, creative, eager learners who rise to challenges and are determined to do their best.

•    a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff, strong community and Church links and a fully engaged and supportive Governing Body.

•    a strong SLT that are committed to CPD for all staff.

•    a collective determination to ensure that the school continues the journey of building on the recent very positive OfSTED report to offer the best for every child.

•    innovative teaching staff that put contextualised learning and the quality of children’s experiences, at the heart of the curriculum.

 

We are looking for someone that is…

•    a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher, who rises to the challenge of engaging and motivating pupils.

•    a true team player, with excellent interpersonal skills, who brings fresh, creative ideas and is keen to develop professional relationships with the whole team.

•    sympathetic to our Christian distinctiveness and values as a Church school.

•    full of enthusiasm, energy and humour.

 Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please contact the school office on 01454 866516 to arrange a visit. Pre-arranged visit times are 8.30am on Wednesday 27th March and 4pm on Thursday 4th April- please contact us to confirm you would like to attend one of these visits.

 The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 12pm with interviews taking place during the week beginning 29th April 2019.

 

Christ Church Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.

Person Specification 

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Application Form

HLTA (15.5 hours, Monday to Friday afternoons only) 

Please note that we are also advertising two morning only posts, which could work alongside this post for the right applicant.

We are delighted to be able to offer this new position to work within our TA team and cover classes across the age range to support with PPA and leadership class cover.

CCJ ….

  • has engaged, creative, eager learners who rise to challenges and are determined to do their best
  • has a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff, strong community and Church links and a fully engaged and supportive Governing Body.
  • is collectively determined to ensure that the school continues the journey of building on the recent very positive OfSTED report to offer the best for every child.
  • puts innovative teaching, contextualised learning and the quality of children’s experiences, at the heart of the curriculum.

The new HLTA….

  • Will have a HLTA qualification or equivalent.
  • Will be a dedicated and competent teaching assistant with experience of teaching groups and whole classes across all of KS2.
  • Will be enthusiastic, have a good sense of humour and creatively share ideas with the wider team.
  • Is a role model for our Christian distinctiveness and values as a Church school.
  • Will have excellent interpersonal skills to quickly become part of the team and to develop the support staff within the team.
  • Will demonstrate some understanding of the recent changes to assessment, teaching and curriculum and know how to support teachers in delivering these by contributing to planning, marking and assessing.
  • Will be keen to take on responsibility to contribute to the next exciting stage of CCJ’s journey towards being the best we can be.
  • Is able to work as part of the TA team, sharing best practice, supporting colleagues and facilitating the smooth running of the team and their timetables.

Application Form 

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