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Would you like to work in a good/outstanding village school supporting children who need additional help? If so this could be the job you are looking for!
We are seeking to appoint two caring, supportive and exceptional LSAs to work with children initially in EYFS and Key Stage 1. Experience is useful, but the drive and commitment to make a difference to children is more important. There is a requirement to have at least level C GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Teaching and Learning.This vacancy is five days a week and initially a one yearfixed termposition. One LSA will be required from 8.45 - 12.00 and a second to cover 12 - 3.15 to ensure that lunchtime support is available.
In addition a flexible approach towards the following roles in school is essential:
• 1:1 support - working alongside a specific child supporting their learning for part of the school day, using an IEP, targets and resources to stimulate learning and progress, reporting to the teacher. A sensitive, caring and understanding approach is essential. This role may require an element of personal care for children.
• Interventions - working regularly with a child or small group to master a skill or acquire knowledge, often following a programme but adapting to need where appropriate; assessing and reporting progress of children.
• Class-based - working at the direction of the teacher with small groups of children on focused learning activities. Using your positive, initiative-taking approach being able to challenge and motivate all children so pupils are stimulated and keen to succeed. Good communication skills and being an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour will always help!
We can offer you
Children who are enthusiastic learners and enjoy working together in a kind and caring community
A high performing team
Supportive and friendly colleagues, parents and governors
Training as required
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please arrange to do so by emailing the School Business Manager firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Mrs Curran on 01268710387.
Downham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, so following the safer recruitment procedure, the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and enhanced DBS checks.