Learning Support Assistant

The Sandon School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC5463-305S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, pts 4-5 actual salary £13,477
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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An enthusiastic and adaptable Learning Support Assistant is required as soon as possible to join a strong team to work with teachers to develop support strategies for a variety of students with special educational needs. Previous experience is desirable, but full training can be given to the right candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointments will be subject to references and enhanced DBS checks.

This role is paid on LGS Scale 3 points 4-5 with an actual salary of £13,477 per year (based on less than five years' service). This is a part time role, 30 hours 20 minutes per week x 39 weeks.

Further information is available in the Information Pack on our website: www.sandon.essex.sch.uk or from Mrs J Hampton on 01245 241141 or email: jhm@sandon.essex.sch.uk at the school.

Information about the School

The Sandon School is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive of 1280 students with an excellent reputation in the local area. We have superb facilities and view ourselves as an innovative teaching and learning community. The school is situated close to the A12 on the east side of Chelmsford within easy reach of Chelmsford, Colchester, Southend and Brentwood and has good public transport links.

The school is a stand-alone academy, having achieved academy status in 2011, and has been successful in a number of capital bids. As a result, the site is both attractive and well equipped in all areas of the curriculum. The school is extremely well resourced in relation to ICT with all classrooms equipped with data projectors/interactive whiteboards and many with a wide range of new specialist ICT facilities.

The Sandon School is fortunate to have a well-qualified, motivated and experienced staff. Many of the staff are currently undergoing a variety of professional development activities focused on teaching and leadership in particular.

The school provides a full range of courses for GCSE and A Level/ Level 3 examinations as well as non-GCSE Certificate courses at KS4. The school has successfully developed a vocational curriculum programme for some students at KS4.

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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Contact Information

Jo Hampton
The Sandon School
Molrams Lane, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 7AQ
Telephone: 01245 473611
Email: jhm@sandon.essex.sch.uk

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