Learning Support Assistant

Powers Hall Infant School, Witham

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Job Ref No. ECC2679-108S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2, points 3-5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/06/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 26/06/19  

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant Band 2 points 3-5

Post 1 - 32.5 hours (8.30-12.00, 12.30-3.30) starting salary £13,116

Post 2 - 32.5 hours (8.30-12.30, 1.00-3.30) starting salary £13,116

Post 3 - 27.5 hours (8.45-12.00, 1.00-3.15) starting salary £11,098

We are looking for three new members of staff to join our learning support assistant team to support children to gain as much as they can from all of the learning opportunities offered to them. Our learning support assistants have the opportunity to work throughout our school, including in our nursery and in our specialist speech and language provision class. Further information about each of the above posts is contained in the attached candidate letter. If you are passionate about learning and teaching and able to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive practice we would love to hear from you. The successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to work on his/her own initiative as well as the ability to work as part of a team. Powers Hall Infant School is in the process of converting to an academy as part of North Essex Multi-Academy Trust (NEMAT).

Please apply online specifying which post(s) you are interested in and stating how you meet the job description and person specification for this role.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged.

Closing date: 20th June 2019 at 12.00 noon

Interviews: 26th June 2019

All shortlisted applicants will be required to bring to interview evidence of their qualifications for this role (i.e. five or more GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 5 (C) or above, including English, Maths and Science). Interviews will not go ahead without this.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the School

Powers Hall Infant School is a three form entry infant school in Witham. The school benefits from a 36 place nursery where all children attend for 5 mornings each week (15 hours) and some stay for some or all afternoons (up to a further 15 hours). The school also has a 10 place specialist speech and language provision for children who are identified as needing this specialist support. Children are taught in single age classes and their learning is facilitated by their teachers around themes that the children have chosen. The school is well resourced and there is an interactive projector and whiteboard in every classroom. There are two mobile laptop suites for the children to use and all teachers are given a laptop and an android tablet for their use while employed at this school. The school is committed to the professional development of all staff and encourages everyone to attend both local and national training to meet their needs.

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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Contact Information

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Spa Road, Witham
Essex, CM8 1NA
Telephone: 01376 512605
Email: finance@powershall-inf.essex.sch.uk

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