Learning Support Assistant (KS2)

Brightlingsea Primary School and Nursery, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2068-51 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band two to mid-point
Position Start Date: 07/01/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/12/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: Friday 13th December  

Job Description

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We require an enthusiastic Key Stage Two Learning Support Assistant who can provide general and specific assistance to pupils and staff under the guidance of the class teacher. The successful candidates will be committed to provide inclusive education to all children and have some understanding of how children learn. They will be committed to high achievement from pupils and themselves.

Key Responsibilities -
 Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff
 Implementing planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils' responses as appropriate.
 Supporting pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
 Establishing positive relationships with pupils supported.
 Interacting with, and supporting pupils, according to individual needs and skills
 Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
 To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety, welfare and behaviour management.
 To assist with break-time and/or lunchtime supervision including facilitating games and activities
 To attend to pupils' personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification in application pack for further details.
Band 2 (to mid point)

26.25 hours per week

These are fixed term contracts until July 21st 2019

Information about the School

In September 2018, Brightlingsea Infant School & Nursery and Brightlingsea Junior School became Brightlingsea Primary School and Nursery. We are a large Primary School, taking children from 2 to 11 years, with a three form entry and approximately 750 children on roll. This is an exciting time for our school and we are looking to further improve outcomes for our children and families. As a large school we are able to offer some exciting opportunities for staff: we recognise the importance of professional development and believe in investing in staff to help us to achieve our vision.

We are an inclusive school and strive to deliver a fully accessible social and academic curriculum. Our aim is for all pupils to achieve their full potential. We provide a welcoming, caring and supportive environment, which allows children to develop socially, emotionally and academically. All our staff play an important part in children's development. Parents are actively encouraged to take a vested interest in the school, so that together, school, parents and children can work together in partnership.

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

Julia Hunt
Eastern Road
Brightlingsea, Colchester
Essex, CO7 0HU
Telephone: 01206 302719
Email: julia.hunt@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

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