Southend YMCA Community School is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Job Ref No. ECC1101-10S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: TBA
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 24/01/2019 4pm Date of Interviews: 31/01/19  

Job Description

Download printable version

Southend YMCA community school is seeking to appoint a learning support assistant for 30 hours per week ( term time only), to work with small groups of mainly disaffected year 10 and 11 students. The ideal applicant will have experience in a secondary setting and in particular in supporting the GCSE curricula and in preparing students for GCSE examinations. Our Alternative Curriculum is tailored for disaffected KS4 students and comprises Maths, English, ICT, Film Studies, Prince's Trust, PE and Cooking.

The benefits of teaching small groups compensate for the general disaffection of our students who have previously struggled to cope in a mainstream environment. The ability to adapt and to modify and to recognise the needs of the individual is key to helping our students make progress. Resilience and personal strength of conviction are key strengths for LSAs to work and flourish in our challenging environment.

The ideal applicant will be confident at GCSE levels 1-5 particularly in the subjects listed above. However we are particularly keen to strengthen our Maths and PE provision and these subjects may be looked on more favourably if candidates score closely after shortlisting and final interviews.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Amanda Kipps
Ticket House
110 East Street
Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 6LH
Telephone: 01702 212541
Email: AmandaKipps@ymca.southend.sch.uk

Similar Jobs

Learning Support Assistant

The St Christopher School Academy Trust, Leigh-on-Sea Closing: 17/06/2019 Midnight
Support

Beauty Technician - 10620

Chelmsford College, Chelmsford Closing: 19/06/2019 Midnight
Support

Behaviour Support Worker

Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Colchester Closing: 20/06/2019 4pm
Support