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We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and caring LSA to join our dedicated team. The post involves working predominantly with a child in Year 1 with an Educational Health Care Plan. This is a fixed term contract for the duration of funds provided for this purpose.
It is desirable that you have experience of working with children with special educational needs and in particular in supporting a child who is peg fed and requires intimate care.
You will need to be a team player who is flexible, organised and always kind and consistent. It is important that you are able to use your own initiative.
If you would like to become part of our friendly and committed staff and you share our school vision for supporting children to thrive in every way. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, to arrange a visit please contact Sue Gilbert on 01268 553434.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau, medical checks and satisfactory references.
Information about the School
In September 2015 Northlands Infant and Junior schools amalgamated to become Northlands Primary School and Nursery and then the following year joined the Lee Chapel Multi Academy Trust. Staff are dedicated, hardworking and supportive of each other. Phase Leaders support their teams to ensure that staff and children achieve their best. Children with Special Educational Needs are well catered for with adult support and a non-class based Inclusion Manager The school has an Inclusion area with non-class based Inclusion Support Assistants, Parent Support manager and Inclusion manager. All classes have ancillary support to work alongside the class teacher.
The school has positive links with the local community, notably with the local country park where the school holds weekly forest school sessions for the pupils and the local church and secondary schools.
The Headteacher, Governors, together with a dedicated and hard working team of teachers, are looking forward to building on our achievements.