Learning Support Assistant

Tanglewood Nursery School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC1000-40S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: band 2 mid capped
Position Start Date: 01/02/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 06/01/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday 15th January 2020  

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Learning Support Assistant (EYFS)

LG Band 2 to mid (Point3 within the range 3-5) Actual salary £13,482

Tanglewood Nursery School is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced LSA to join one of our existing class teams and work flexibly alongside children in class, including those with SEN. Support will focus on developing children's attention and listening, communication and social interaction through play.

The vacancy isfor a fixed term contractuntil 31/08/2020with thepotential to become permanent after this date if the DfE agrees to continue at the current funding levels for maintained nurseries.

Term-time plus INSET days, 8.45am - 4.00pm (less 45 minutes for lunch). To start as soon as possible after interview process completed.

So if you are...confident, calm and patient, able to build a positive relationship with children and their families, able to work as part of a team and develop supportive relationships and you have a 'can-do' attitude then Tanglewood Nursery School could be the perfect place for you.

We can offer you the opportunity to work with a fun, friendly and supportive team of experienced staff, working together for the best outcomes for all our families and children. You will be given excellent opportunities for professional development within the school.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged by prior arrangement.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon onMonday 6th January 2020

Interviews:Wednesday 15th January 2020

Information about the School

Tanglewood Nursery School is a well resourced maintained nursery school with an outstanding play area and forest garden for children aged 3-4. There are three classrooms and all have highly qualified teachers, nursery nurses and support staff. The school also has a speech and language centre.
Little Tanglewood has a purpose built building for children aged 2-3.

Tanglewood has a long tradition of child centred education where learning through play forms the basis for our children to become active and independent learners. We aim always to provide a happy, calm and secure environment where children can explore, investigate, reflect and try things out with confidence.

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

Lucy Birt
Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2DX
Telephone: 01245 352788
Email: admin@tanglewood.essex.sch.uk