Learning Support Assistant

Monkwick Junior School, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC2165-52S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 to Mid point
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 27/02/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Learning Support Assistant

Start Date 20th April 2020 (Maternity Cover)

Scale 3 Point 4-5

Actual Salary £7,409

Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of children ? are you committed to promoting the learning, independence and development of children aged 4 to 11 years?

We looking for a part time 18 hrs per week enthusiastic and motivated person to join our dedicated team.

You will need to be:

Educated to GCSE Maths and English or relevant experience in a similar role.

Have experience of working with a range of children.

Possess good organisational skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure.

Have the ability to interact positively with pupils, parents and colleagues.

Closing Date: Thursday 27th February 2020

Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk and quote Ref: 304

Information about the School

Monkwick Junior School is proud to be part of the Sigma Trust.

Monkwick Junior School caters for pupils aged between seven and eleven from the south of Colchester. The majority of children live in the Berechurch ward although an increasing number are now coming from outside the school’s catchment area.

Our school is organised into lower and upper Key Stage 2 phases and was two forms of entry. From September 2016 we now admit three forms of entry in to Year 3 which will result in the school expanding to meet a growing cohort.

At Monkwick Junior School the aim is to instil into each child a love of learning. There should be quality and equality in all aspects of the curriculum and we aim to do this by providing a purposeful, stimulating environment in which the children can become more independent learners.

The school is committed to high standards and to achieve these, pupils are involved in planned programmes of learning, catering for a range of ability and aptitude. Pupils enter with standards that are well below the national average and with many barriers to learning. Monkwick has established an effective Pastoral Team to overcome those barriers to learning and to support families and the community.

The secure caring environment in school should allow children to feel accepted and valued as individual people and increase their feeling of self-worth. We celebrate children’s achievements in a variety of ways, encouraging them to develop their full potential. With an emphasis on sound social values, we encourage positive attitudes of behaviour towards others and help them to accept their responsibilities as part of a group.

Monkwick Junior School will embrace the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.

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

Sigma Trust HR Team
School Road
Monkwick, Colchester
Essex, CO2 8NN
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: mjs.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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