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Job Ref No. ECC3213-20S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: 2020 Scale 3 (2019 band 2 (to mid-point)
Position Start Date: 05/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 04/07/2019 4pm Date of Interviews: 11th July 2019  

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Part-time 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Start date: 1st September 2019

Fixed term contract until the child leaves the school

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant with the ability and enthusiasm to work with a pupil in Year 6. The successful candidate will be required to work co-operatively within a close-knit team to support the class teacher with a child with an ASD diagnosis. The successful candidate will support the child on a one-to-one and small group basis. This support will include developing the child's communication and interaction skills, increasing their independence and resilience, as well as supporting their social and emotional needs. The appointed candidate will possess effective verbal and written communication skills; they will have a positive nature, demonstrating both patience, flexibility and resilience. They also need to be self-motivated and able to use their own initiative whilst being able to work as part of a team. Previous experience of working with pupils with SEND in a school setting is essential.

You will be expected to:

● Establish a good relationship with the child; identify and respond to individual needs using agreed systems and strategies

● Keep the child safe in a range of environments, including the playground and lunch hall

● Deliver specialist support programmes and maintain appropriate records as required

● Be proactive in finding learning approaches that work and have the flexibility to change what does not work, feeding back to the Class teacher as required

● Liaise with parent/carers and external professionals

● Contribute to reviews and meetings

This is a fixed term contract for 20 hours

Monday - Friday, 9-12, 12.30-1.30

Visits are warmly encouraged.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all children. These appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Application packs and further details are available from the School office or at www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk

Closing date: Thursday 4th July

Interviews: Thursday 11th July

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.

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Ruth Baugh
Vicarage Avenue
White Notley, Witham
Essex, CM8 1RZ
Telephone: 01376 583376
Email: admin@whitenotley.essex.sch.uk

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