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Staff Vacancies

Sebert Wood Primary School is a vibrant, nurturing school with children who are eager to learn.  They are encouraged and inspired by a friendly team of staff and supportive parents.

Full training and support will be provided but previous experience of working in a school or nursery environment is desirable.

Current vacancies at the school can be found below. Completed application documents (found at the bottom of this page) should be returned to admin@sebertwood.co.uk or Sebert Wood Primary School, Sebert Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7EG.

Suffolk County Council authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required.  Suffolk County Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome diversity. 

Please note – only those applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

SPORTS COACH

Salary details : Grade 3.4 - 3.9 (£23114 - £25979 pro-rata) - Part time, Permanent to start as soon as possible

Days : Monday - Friday, term time only (12.30-3.30) = 15 hours per week

Closing date : 4 March, midday

We wish to appoint a Sports Coach to support, under the direction of the PE co-ordinator, in PE lessons.

The successful applicant will possess empathy, understanding, patience and also be passionate about working with children providing a calm learning environment.  We are seeking an applicant that is self-motivated, confident, demonstrates the ability to use their initiative. 

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT

Salary details : Grade 2.1 - 2.4 (£22183 - £23114 pro-rata) - Part time, Permanent to start as soon as possible

Days : Monday - Friday, term time only (8.50-11.45) = 15.1 hours per week (includes planning and feedback)

Closing date : 4 March, midday

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with pupils either in class, in small groups or 1:1, some of whom may have SEND.  The roles may also include an element of lunchtime cover.

The role is varied, challenging and rewarding. It demands high levels of energy and commitment along with the ability to promote positive relationships with parent/carers and statutory agencies in order to support the educational progress of the pupil.

You will possess empathy, resilience, understanding, patience and be passionate about working with children to provide a calm learning environment.

We seek an applicant who is motivated, confident and demonstrates the ability to use their initiative.  You will work effectively within a team to support the work of teachers in providing high quality learning opportunities for pupils. 

 

TEACHER

Pay Scale : MPR - UPR  - 5 days per week/Full time

Closing date : 4 March, midday

We are looking to appoint a teacher as soon as possible.  This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed and reflective classroom practitioner. 

You will have;

  • A strong commitment to maintaining high standards and expectations in all aspects of school life and a belief that all children can and will be successful
  • effective classroom management skills, high expectations of behaviour and an inclusive approach
  • genuine enthusiasm and a passionate desire to make a difference
  • excellent communication skills and an understanding of  the importance of parental involvement 
  • a willingness to work as part of a dynamic team

We can offer:

  • A welcoming and supportive environment in which to develop your career
  • A forward thinking, committed and skilled team of professionals to learn alongside
  • Supportive parents and a Governing Body who want all children to achieve
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved and highly motivated children

We believe that it is not just qualifications but personal qualities that will make you an ideal candidate to join our team.

 

MIDDAY SUPERVISOR

Midday Supervisor - Casual Monday-Friday 11.40am – 1.30pm term time only.

Lunchtime is an important time of day for children and we aim to provide a high level of care and attention. We are therefore seeking applicants who can relate to and talk to children well. You should show patience, understanding, a strong sense of fairness and the ability to be firm on occasions! You will need an understanding of basic health and safety issues and the ability to work as part of a team. Previous experience of working or volunteering in a school or pre-school would be helpful but not essential.

If you would like to join our friendly teams, we would be pleased to hear from you, whether you can work every day or just a few per week.

 

EXTENDED SCHOOLS ASSISTANT

Extended Schools Assistant - Casual Monday-Friday 7.45am-9.00am and/or 3.30pm-6.00pm (term time only).

We are looking for a friendly, hardworking and reliable Extended Schools Assistant to: serve snacks, supervise the children eating, engage children in games, arts, crafts and sports and ensure all pupils have a positive, rewarding before and after school experience.

We aim for a high standard of care for the children and are seeking applicants who can relate to and talk to children well. You should show patience, understanding, have a strong sense of fairness and have the ability to be firm on occasions! You will need an understanding of basic health and safety issues and the ability to work as a team member. Previous experience of working or volunteering in a school or pre-school would be helpful but not essential.

 

VOLUNTEERS: 

Job Purpose: To support the classroom teacher to facilitate the active participation of children in the academic and social activities of the school.

Key tasks, responsibilities and attributes tasks may be adapted depending on the skills and interests of the volunteer.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Staff
Support Staff Application Form 

Support Staff Application Form Guidance

Teacher Application

Teacher Application Form Guidance

Job application Privacy Notice

Safeguarding Statement

Please see our Policies page for our Child Protection Policy

Job Descriptions

Sports Coach

Teacher

Teaching Assistant

Midday Supervisor

Extended Schools Assistant

Volunteer

Volunteer Application Form - please email admin@sebertwood.co.uk 

Volunteer Job Description

Volunteer Agreement