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Crays Hill Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced SEN Learning Support Assistant to provide support for pupils with special educational needs.
The position is for 34.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday) during term time plus 5 inset days.
Salary Band 2, Point Range 3-6. Start date: 4th November (with option of earlier start).
Applications close:11th September 2019. Interview date: 17th September 2019.
Crays Hill Primary School is located on London Road, Crays Hill. We are one of the seven schools which form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.
We are seeking to appoint an individual who has:
· High expectations of children's learning and behaviour
· A high level of emotional intelligence and excellent communication/interaction skills
· Energy, enthusiasm and a flexible approach with the ability to look upon demands as an opportunity to be positive and inspirational
· A belief in inclusion, diversity and access and the right of each pupil to maximise their potential whatever their needs and abilities
Berlesduna Academy Trust values and invests in staff, offering excellent training, development and planned career progression.
It is essential that a visit is made to the school prior to application. Visits can be arranged by contacting the school on 01268 521914 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.
Information about the School
Crays Hill Primary School is a remarkable place, unique in the UK and proud of all it achieves for its pupils. Currently the majority of our pupils are of Traveller heritage, and most of these are Irish Travellers. We have excellent relationships with parents, who value and support the school which has led to our attendance figures significantly improving in the last three years. We are a fully inclusive school and are committed to building relationships with the wider community. Working closely with local groups we are able to offer a range of initiatives such as parent coffee mornings, toddler groups and dance classes. Our children regularly enjoy sharing learning experiences with other local primary children and participating in artistic and sporting events.
Ofsted have judged our school to be Good with Outstanding features on the last four inspections, and we are continuing to build on these successes.
Crays Hill Primary School is one of seven schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills among all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.