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UKS2 Learning Support Assistant
1 term fixed contract - with a view to extension
Scale 3 Point 4-5 £8647 to £8943
20 hours per week - Mon - Fri mornings and one afternoon
Closing Date - Friday 1st July
Interview Date - tbc
Start Date 1st September 2022
Riverside Primary School is a popular, oversubscribed, community primary school at the heart of the charming village of Hullbridge. At Riverside we aim to instil our STAR values which are Strive, Tolerance, Achieve and Resilience in our learners and we truly believe that 'everyone matters and every day counts.'
Due to the external promotion of our current Learning Support Assistant, we are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our happy, successful school. The successful candidate will provide learning support across the UKS2 classrooms every morning, working under the direction of the class teachers. Initially the role is for a one-term fixed term contract. However, there is a possibility of this role extending or similar roles being available at the end of the contract which may be of interest.
'A harmonious learning environment where each individual is nurtured and valued. Pupils are proud of their achievements and want to do well.' Ofsted June 2018
Learning Assistant 'B' (Primary/Nursery)
2020 Scale 3 (2019 Band 2 (to mid-point))
Headteacher, Class Teacher, SENCO
Teaching staff, support staff, Headteacher, pupils.
To work in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.
Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff
Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher adjusting activities according to pupils' responses as appropriate.
Establish positive relationships with pupils supported.
Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils' competence and independence in its use
Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task
Interact with, and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
Monitor and record pupil activities as appropriate writing records and reports as required
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher
To support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
To attend to pupils' personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.
To assist with the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources.
Assist with the development and implementation ofOne Plans/EHCPs
Liaise with other staff and provide information about pupils as appropriate
To assist with the display and presentation of pupils' work
To supervise pupils for limited and specified periods including break-times when the postholder should facilitate games and activities
To assist with escorting pupils on educational visits.
To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety and welfare
Where appropriate, liaise with parents
Attend relevant training and take responsibility for own development
Attend relevant school meetings as required
To respect confidentiality at all times
To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line managers.
To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in the workplace
Ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the School's Equal Opportunities Policy
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the postholder may be required by the Headteacher to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.
Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you would like to apply for this position, or ask any questions, please contact Claire Smith, Headteacher.
Information about the School
Riverside Primary School, situated 500m from the River Crouch, opened in September 2010 when the Infant and Junior schools amalgamated. We are very proud to be an integral part of the village of Hullbridge, building and enjoying strong links with other schools, local businesses and members of our local community.