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We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our dedicated , supportive and hardworking team here at Fairhouse Primary School as a learning support assistant.
Start Date: As soon as possible but recognise that candidates may have to give notice to a current employer. The position is 30 hours a week for 39 weeks a year, Monday to Friday during term time.
Pay Range: : Scale 3/ Scale 4 dependant on qualificaitons and experience. Actual Salary £13,535-£14,064 (which includes paid annual leave which must be taken during school closure periods).
The role will primarily be based in upper key stage 2.
Fairhouse Primary School is a two form primary located in Long Riding, Basildon. We are one of eight schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.
We are looking for a person who:
• has high expectations of the children and themselves with a passion for raising standards and attainment
• can think creatively to engage, enthuse and motivate children to learn
• is passionate about supporting all pupils, demonstrating empathy and understanding of different needs
• is confident and able to work with pupils with challenging needs, including social and emotional needs/behaviours
• has a good understanding of the primary curriculum and skills to assist pupils in developing a good standard of attainment
• works well as part of a team and has a commitment to improving and developing their own practice.
We can offer you:
• well-motivated children who are eager to learn
• a well-resourced learning environment with an enthusiastic and supportive staff
• a forward looking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff
• a commitment to continued professional development
• a creative, engaging and well-resourced curriculum.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
Information about the School
Fairhouse Primary School has an excellent reputation in the local community. We are one of eight schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background. The Trust is growing rapidly and all schools work closely together to provide a vibrant, exciting and dynamic place to learn and work.