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Thameside Primary School
Wishes to appoint a
SEN Learning Support Assistant
Fixed Term Contract
Jan 2019 - Aug 2019
Band 2 Point 8
26 hours 40 minutes per week
8.50am - 3.20pm - Term Time Only (50 mins lunch break & 20 Coffee break)
Actual Salary: £10,528.85
Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust wishes to appoint a SEN Learning Support Assistant committed to raising standards at Thameside Primary School, who were judged to be a 'good school' following an Ofsted inspection in October 2018. Our aim is to provide an outstanding education for all of our children.
You will work in partnership with class teachers, to support learning in line with the National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum, codes of practice, school policies and procedures.
We offer the opportunity of working in a school with:
Friendly and enthusiastic pupils
A supportive and dedicated team
Access to training and professional development
The candidates will preferably have relevant NVQ qualifications or equivalent. They must have a good standard of English and Mathematics and basic computer skills.
Desirable criteria: Strong behaviour management skills
· Experience of supporting pupils with a range of needs e.g. Asperger's, Autism, ADHD, speech and / or language difficulties
· Knowledge of successful strategies to engage pupils with specific and significant needs
· Experience of the EYFS and / or KS1 curriculum
· Flexible and adaptable with timetabling and the daily routines
· Excellent communication skills
· Ability to liaise with parents and relevant staff
· Personal Care
For further information and an application form email HR@osborne.coop or telephone 01375 648936.
Closing date: Midday Friday 18th Janauary 2019 (Closing date will be earlier if a suitable candidate is found)
Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced CRB check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.
Information about the School
Thameside Primary is a rapidly expanding School which serves a diverse community. A commitment to equal oportunities and inclusion is essential.
Thameside is part of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust who have four primary schools.Our schools' ethos is based on the Co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other. The Trust schools are based in Thurrock, a semi-rural location with excellent transport links to London.