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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and hardworking team (1 year temporary contract initially, term time + 5 days of INSET, 31 hours per week Monday to Friday, £14,421- £15,610 p.a)
The successful candidate will need to be flexible and be prepared to assist pupils on an individual basis as well as in small groups or a classroom environment. A good level of English, Maths and ICT skills is essential.
The successful candidates will ideally have:-
Experience of supporting pupils with complex needs at Key Stages 3/ 4
A caring, patient nature
The ability to be flexible
The ability to work well within a team and independently
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post therefore requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, medical clearance and positive references.
Information about the School
St Nicholas School is an academy special school, situated in Southend-on-Sea, which is part of the SEN Trust Southend. The school offers a quality, inclusive education for secondary aged students (11-16). Our students all have a range of learning needs and enter the school with a statement of Educational Needs, or an Educational Health & Care Plan.
It is our aim to encourage every student to achieve their full potential, to become an independent adult and an active member of their local community, relative to their ability.