Learning Support Assistant

Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2081-147S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 2
Position Start Date: 05/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/11/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: 1st December 2020  

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant - Previous applicants do not need to apply.

Monday - Friday 8:50 a.m. - 12:30pm

Do you have a desire to motivate and inspire children?

Do you work well within a positive and enthusiastic team?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

We are inviting applications for the post of Learning Support Assistant, to commence January 2021 to help our friendly teaching staff in this happy, well-resourced, expanding school, rated 'Good' in all areas (Ofsted May 2017). You will be expected to cover the role of Mid Day Assistant for an hour before starting as LSA in the afternoon.

In this role you would be working within a fantastic team, supporting our pupils in school. At Fiveways, we recognise and value the individual strengths of our pupils and we support each child to be the very best that they can be. We help our pupils to become responsible, independent and resilient learners, with high expectations and personal ambition. We strive to ensure that our children leave us well prepared for the next stage of their education, as well-rounded and caring individuals, with lifelong memories to cherish.

Are you the right person to join our team?

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, positive and able to work on their own initiative, as well as follow direction.

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who has the following attributes:

. To provide direct support for pupils across the school with emotional and or behavioural difficulties.

· Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

· Experience in working with a range of interventions such as Precision Teaching, Phonics groups, Springboard Maths etc, although training will be provided where necessary.

. Experience of working in a therapeutic school

· An ability to work with the teachers in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/plans as appropriate

· Positive and calm approach to managing behaviour

· A solid understanding of safe guarding practices

. Ability to work as part of a team and show initiative

. To work with and facilitate those pupils' successful inclusion in to school life.

Information about the School

Stanway Fiveways Primary School is situated on the outskirts of Colchester and is a school which is striving to become one of the leading schools in Essex.

We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and qualifications check.

Visits to the school are very welcome and more information is available from the School Business Manager, Claire Sainsbury.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Claire Sainsbury, School Business Manager
Winstree Road
Stanway, Colchester
Essex, CO3 0QG
Telephone: 01206 574849
Email: admin@stanwayfiveways.essex.sch.uk

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