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OUTSTANDING LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
Exceptional Learning Support Assistant (LSA) neededas soon as possible
Band 2: Scale point3-5 (term time only)
28 hours per week - Monday-Friday (8:30-3:15)
At Great Easton Church of England (VA) Primary School we are totally committed to inclusion and changing children's life chances by striving for excellence in everything that we do. We ensure that children's wellbeing is at the heart of the school.
Would you like to become part of our school family?
Our incredible children make our school a very happy place to be. We have amazing and supportive families and friends, a brilliant and hard-working PTA and appreciative governors who understand the hard-work and dedication that is required to create an extra-special school. We are constantly striving to deliver best practice in all aspects of school life.
Successful candidates will have: · A variety of onesies (for sleepovers) · A selection of Christmas hats (as this is one of our favourite times of year) ·Active wear (children and staff are encouraged to look after their health and well-being and we like to get as much fresh air as possible) · Wellies (we are set in the heart of the countryside and enjoy outdoor learning)
We are incredibly proud of our school for so many reasons: our lovely parents are bonkers enough to come dressed as Batman when their child gets full marks in a spelling test; our chickens were included in our whole school photo and we have two school dogs who put smiles on all our faces; for Valentine's each year, we treat the parents to a child free night by offering a whole school sleepover (pre-Covid obviously, but we hope these will recommence in the future) - it is amazing fun; and we a camping weekend every summer with a campfire, fresh eggs from the chickens for breakfast and lots of laughter and chatter.
We are looking for an exceptional LSA to support aReception child.
This little boy has complex needs and a diagonosis of Autism (ASD) and hassignificant learning needs, significant speech & language needs and sensory behavioural profile. He is learning to use a Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) as well as visual and objects of reference. He is a happy young boy who is very affectionate, he is adventurous, fun and enjoys the outdoors.
Ideally the applicant will have experience of working with children with ASD. The applicant must be energetic, resourceful and patient to meet this little boy's needs and support him in the school environment.
· Is able to provide high quality support for learning to a variety of children in a group setting
. Can work effectively with a range of colleagues and enjoys being part of a team
· Can provide calm and consistent support for children
· Is committed to inclusion
We can offer you:
· A welcoming, friendly and supportive staff
· Exceptional levels of teamwork
· Good opportunities for on-going professional development
A rewarding job you will love!
Information about the School
We are a friendly and supportive, oversubscribed rural primary school and highly value our strong links with the local community. We were graded as good in our most recent Ofsted and outstanding for behaviour & safety of pupils, which reflects the hard work and commitment of our staff, pupils and governors.