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Great Finborough Primary is a successful and thriving village Church school. Our recent OFSTED (December 2016) graded us as ‘Good’ with our curriculum and enrichment programmes as ‘Outstanding’. Following our recent SIAMS inspection (January 2017), we were graded as ‘Good’ with our success at meeting the needs of all our learners as ‘Outstanding’.

Great Finborough Church Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

Current Staff Vacancies:


Teaching Assistant

Salary:              Grade 2 Scale Point 1
Job Title:           Teaching Assistant
Hours:               8.00 – 3.20 Monday-Friday Term time only (38 weeks)
Job Term:          Fixed term 01.09.2021 to 31.08.2022
Place of Work:  Great Finborough CEVCP School, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Closing Date: 2nd August 2021

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant for the academic year 2021-22. This will be principally to support our SEN children in Reception and Key Stage 1 and to provide classroom support to teaching staff.

The successful candidate will need to have a calm and flexible manner, will be self-motivated with a passion in ensuring that the children they work with are happy, safe and successful in their learning. They need to be sensitive in responding to the needs of our children, a good communicator able to engage with all members of the school community, have a good standard of personal literacy and numeracy skills, and willing to work across the age-range of our school. They will also have a willingness to engage with training where required.

I am interested, what do I now need to do?

  •           Request an application pack from our Business Manager Mrs Elliss by emailing
  •           Complete the application forms and return to the school office (forms may be completed and returned electronically)


Current Governor Vacancies:

We currently have one vacancy for a parent governor. We will be holding an election for this post during the Summer Term.

Linked Vacancies:

Vertas currently have a vacancy for a Food Service Assistant at our school. Basic details are:

Vertas are looking for a dedicated Food Service Assistant at Great Finborough Primary School in Stowmarket Suffolk who wants to make a difference and thrives in a challenging environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to extend your Catering experience, or to kickstart your career with extensive training in order for you to achieve your career goals.

  • £8.91 per hour
  • 7.5 hours per week
  • 38 weeks a year
  • Monday – Friday 11:30am-13:00pm (subject to change)
  • Great Finborough Primary School Stowmarket Suffolk
  • Term time working.

For full details see their advert here: Great Finborough Food Service Assistant – Vertas Group Limited