SEN Learning Support Assistant

King's Ford Infant School and Nursery, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC2017-83 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, Point 4-5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 26th May 2022  

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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Start Date:asap

Salary: Scale 3, point 4-5 depending on experience (actual salary £13,511.75-£13,782.49)

Hours: 31.25 per week, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.15pm

Type: Fixed term for 1 year for a named child

We are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated SEN Learning Support Assistant to provide one to one support for an Early Years pupil who is non-verbal and has a diagnosis of ASD. You will work closely with the Class Teacher and SENCo to support learning in line with the Early Years Framework and the pupil's one plan. Experience of working with children with special needs is essential. This position is for a fixed term for a named child.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a high level of empathy and compassion;
  • have the ability to form positive relationships with colleagues and children;
  • have experience of and is confident in supporting children's special educational needs, including social & emotional;
  • be prepared to take on any educational training as required;
  • remain calm in challenging situations and work closely as part of a team;
  • liaise with and report to the class teacher and SENCo;
  • have a good sense of humour!

We can offer you an exciting and vibrant working environment, training and supportive colleagues.

Closing Date for applications is midday, Monday 23rdMay 2022

Please take care to complete the application in full, as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed. To make an appointment, please contact the school office on 01206 574524 or email: All visits will adhere to current covid government guidance.

King's Ford Infant School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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Kings Ford Infant School and Nursery is committed to working with all those involved in children’s development and learning to provide a safe, caring, secure, stimulating and welcoming learning environment.

We value each individual and encourage them to do their best, respect each other and their beliefs, taking pride in everything they do.

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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Rachel Buchanan
Gloucester Avenue
Shrub End, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9AZ
Telephone: 01206 574524

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