Learning Support Assistant / Nursery Nurse

Larchwood Primary School, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC2105-78 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £18,065 - £18,795 (pro rated) plus £609 (OFA)
Position Start Date: 30/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 27th September 2019 Shortlisting Starts:  24/09/2019

Job Description

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant / Nursery Nurse to join our school.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Good standard of maths and English, both written and spoken (O Level or GCSE grade C or above)
  • Extend children's learning and develop their critical thinking through skilled questioning
  • Confident in making judgments about children's abilities and provide insightful and useful observations
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate records of assessment
  • Should have creative ideas which can be contributed to the planning of activities
  • Have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills plus be able to multitask
  • Demonstrate high expectations of achievement for all pupils
  • Ability to work as part of a team but to act independently if required
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new tasks
  • Must have a warm and positive approach towards all children, parents and carers
  • Good sense of humour

Days: Monday to Friday (term time only)

Hours: 8:30am to 3:30pm

Annual salary - £18,065 to £18,795 (pro rata- see below) plus £609 Outer Fridge Allowance (OFA)

In real terms - £12,864.40 to £13,367.29

Contract: Initially one year fixed term (with the possibility of changing to permanent)

We are only looking for the best, so if you think this might be you, call our Headteacher, Ryan Duff, for an informal chat and maybe book a tour of the school.

Application Deadline - Monday 23rd September 2019 (midday)

Shortlisting date - Tuesday 24th September 2019 (you will be contacted on this day if you are successful)

Interviews to be held - Friday 27th September 2019

Position Starts:As soon as possible

Take a look at our website to get a feel for our school - www.LarchwoodPrimary.co.uk or Twitter page https://twitter.com/LarchwoodPS

Our Governing Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, medical check and an enhanced DBS check.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Ryan Duff
Larchwood Gardens
Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 9NG
Telephone: 01277 372450
Email: head@larchwood.essex.sch.uk