Part-time - SEN Learning Support Assistant

Elmstead Primary School, Elmstead Market

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Job Ref No. ECC5220-40S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, point 4 – 5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/09/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 30th September 2021  

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Part-time - Permanent Contract - SEN Learning Support Assistant

Scale 3, point 4 - 5

Required October 2021

Elmstead Primary School are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and caring SEN Learning Support Assistant to support a child 1:1 for 28 hours per week.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be able to support the child by following programmes devised by the school
  • liaise with the class teacher and SENCO and keep detailed records of the child's achievements
  • use their own initiative to support the child in making the best possible progress
  • be highly positive and supportive
  • be able to remain calm and flexible, be caring, have patience, and have a sense of humour

You must have the experience of supporting children with special educational needs; English and Maths GCSE at Grade C. Ideally, have experience of working on a differentiated curriculum suited to an individual child's specific needs.

We can offer you:

  • a friendly, welcoming school
  • committed teachers and support staff working within a team ethos
  • happy, motivated and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • a family atmosphere with strong community links
  • SLT and Governors with a clear vision of long term aims and strategic planning
  • continued professional development

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and candidates are encouraged to explore the school website for information about the school. For any further details, please contact our Headteacher, Ian MacDonald, or Bursar, Jackie Vaughan, on 01206 822889 or email

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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Ian MacDonald
Holly Way, Elmstead Market
Essex, CO7 7YQ
Telephone: 01206 822889

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