Learning Support Assistant / HLTA

Friars Grove Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2075-41S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 & Band 4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/12/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: Tuesday 17th December 2019 Shortlisting Starts:  10/12/2019

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Part Time LSA and Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Band 2 & Band 4 Term Time 38 Weeks

Permanent Contract to start as soon as possible

What are we looking for?

A flexible team player, who is experienced and confident in supporting and covering classes in the primary phase.
Confidence to cover classes in years 4-6 in particular, but able to adapt approaches for all year groups.
A knowledge of the primary curriculum and high standards of pupil attainment.
An inclusive approach to positive behaviour, building relationships with children and willing to follow the school's behaviour policy.
Ideally, HLTA status already achieved, but the school may consider LSAs willing to undertake this training.
At least Maths and English passed at GCSE or equivalent.

What can we give you?

A friendly and committed staff team.
Mentoring from a member of the SLT to answer questions, give advice and support.
Joining a strong and experienced team of 3 current LSA/HLTA's in the school.
The opportunity to work in a larger than average primary school, where year group partners share planning and approaches.
A weekly 5 day timetable consisting of time supporting learning in class and time covering classes in KS2 and across the school.
The opportunity to share your strengths and interests with classes across the school.
A newly-planned curriculum and approaches to teaching, giving a clear framework and purpose.
Regular training with our team of LSAs and opportunities to join teachers in relevant CPD.

Candidates considering making an application are actively encouraged to visit and tour the school. Please telephone to arrange an appointment.

Friar's Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS & references.

Closing date: Monday 9th December 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: Tuesday 17th December 2019

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

Sandy Crouch or Jo Claydon
Upland Drive, Colchester
Essex, CO4 0PZ
Telephone: 01206 843683
Email: admin@friarsgrove.essex.sch.uk

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