SEND Learning Support Assistant (Significant High Needs)

The Bishops' Church of England and Catholic Primary School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC3823-91S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 - Point 3 - 5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 30/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 3rd October 2019  

Job Description

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Role 1: 16.25 hours per week, 39 weeks (term time) - Monday to Friday 8.45am to Midday (fixed-term contract up until 31st August 2020)

Role 2: 16.667 hours per week, 39 weeks (term time) - Monday to Friday 11.55am to 3.15pm (fixed-term contract up until 31st August 2020)

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We are looking to appoint an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work with a group of pupils with SEND in a Foundation Stage setting.

Ideal candidates will have:

Experience of working with pupils with Autustic Spectrum Disorder
Experience of working with pupils with challenging behaviour
An understanding of sensory needs
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
Basic knowledge of first aid and a willingness to work with children with medical and other needs
Knowledge of basic ICT to support learning (including use of Word, PowerPoint and use of internet)
Good organisastional skills with the ability to be flexible and work well as part of a team
An empathetic, kind and caring nature
A positive attitude
Be able to keep records and support with monitoring pupil progrss for particular interventions
Willingness to attend to pupils' personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters
A desire to work in a Christian environment
The governors and staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointments are subject to satisfactory reference, DBS and medical checks.

Information about the School

We are a joint Anglican and Catholic primary school and applicants should be supportive of our Christian ethos.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Forte
Beardsley Drive
North Springfield, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6ZQ
Telephone: 01245 460107

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