SEN Teaching Assistant – Caston Church of England Primary Academy/ Parker’s Church of England Primary Academy


Posted on: Monday 3 June 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

Caston Church of England Primary Academy & Parker's Church of England Primary Academy

Trust:                                       DNEAT

Academy Name:                      Dove Federation

Vacancy Job Title:                   SEN Teaching Assistant: Caston CofE Primary Academy & Parker’s Church of England Primary Academy

Pay Scale:                                NJC Point 6

Full Time/Part Time:               Part time, temporary

Hours per week:                      27.5hrs

Term Time:                              38 weeks per year

Start Date:                               September 2024



Our children at Caston and Parkers are looking for a good natured, warm and patient person to support their learning and help them to achieve personal milestones. This role will involve working with children in our reception class.

Recently rated ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted, Caston and Parkers are both supportive, friendly place to be. Our ambitious and inclusive curriculum sets us apart, and we aim to grow in number. We work closely to share best practice and training with colleagues across both schools.

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.


The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.



Closing date: Friday 21 June 2024

Interviews: Monday 24 June 2024

How to apply

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Headteacher.

Please email your completed application form with covering letter to Mrs Helen Jeffries: We are unable to accept CVs.

References will be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.  Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

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