Learning Support Assistant - Thriftwood School (2 posts)

Thriftwood School & College (Part of SEAX Trust), Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC7063-89S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: LGS Scale 4 (Range 6-7)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/06/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 24/06/2020  

Job Description

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30.58 hours per week

(0845 - 3.10 Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri / 0845 - 3.45 Tue), with 25 mins for lunch break

40 weeks per year

LGS Scale 4 (Range 6-7)
2x Permanent Contracts

The Learning Support Assistant will be working in partnership with class teachers and higher level teaching assistants to assist pupils' with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs, in line with the curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures. The role of the Learning Support Assistant at Thriftwood requires a level of physical fitness and mental agility that may far exceed the demands found in mainstream schools.

School caters for young people aged between 5-13 years. All learners have a learning
disability and additional complex difficulties - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Social Communication Difficulties, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties.

We offer:

  • A busy and creative work environment
  • A highly supportive team of staff
  • Opportunities for professional development

A SEAX Trust application form MUST BE COMPLETED


Information about the School

Thriftwood is an outstanding SEND School and College, offering a wealth of opportunities and experiences to its pupils, their families and staff. It is based on two sites in Chelmsford; Thriftwood School site lies in Galleywood and Thriftwood College in Melbourne. It forms a part of the SEAX Multi-Academy Trust, which encompasses provisions across Essex and the Trust Headquarters are based at Thriftwood College.

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

Gemma Baker/Tracey Imhof
Thriftwood School
Slades Lane
Galleywood, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 8RW
Telephone: 01245 262779
Email: traceyimhof@thriftwoodschool.com

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