SEN Learning Support Assistant

Thameside Primary School, Grays
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Job Ref No. ECC2432-179S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A Point 1 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 7th July 2022  

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Thameside Primary School

Manor Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6EF

Wishes to appoint a

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Salary: Thurrock Band A Point 1 - 6

(£5,078.68 - £5,605.84 per annum)

12 hours per week

Monday and Tuesday, 8:40am - 3:30pm, 20 minute unpaid break and 30 minute unpaid lunch break

37 weeks of the year - term time only

Start Date: September 2022

We to appoint a 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant who has experience, or an interest, in supporting children with special educational needs, such as autism. You will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey. You will need to understand the subjects that you support the children in, be able to demonstrate a fair attitude and apply rules consistently. You will be resilient and have excellent de-escalation skills. The ideal candidate will be able to nurture supportive relationships and be able to demonstrate a practical, hands-on approach to supporting teaching. In addition to this, you will be required to assist the children during the lunch time.

The ideal candidate will have:

· Experience or interest in supporting pupils with a range of needs e.g. Asperger's, Autism, ADHD, speech and / or language difficulties, cerebral palsy

· Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour

· Knowledge of successful strategies to engage pupils with specific and significant needs

· Experience of the EYFS and / or KS1 curriculum

· Flexible and adaptable with timetabling and the daily routines

· Excellent communication skills

· English and Maths GCSE A - C (or equivalent, or relevant qualification)

· Basic ICT/computer skills

· Ability to liaise with parents and relevant staff

· Personal Care

· Strong behaviour management skills

We will offer you:

· 2 week October half term

· Recognition of continuous service

· Automatic enrolment into Local Government Pension Scheme

· Continuous Professional Development

· Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Applications forms are available via Essex School Jobs, or the School and Trust website. Alternatively, please contact:

Contact details: hr@osborne.coop, 01375 648901

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022, Midday

Interview date: Thursday 7th July 2022

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Thameside Primary is a rapidly expanding School which serves a diverse community. A commitment to equal oportunities and inclusion is essential.

Thameside is part of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust who have four primary schools.Our schools' ethos is based on the Co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other. The Trust schools are based in Thurrock, a semi-rural location with excellent transport links to London.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Abbie Stonehouse
Thameside Primary School
Manor Road, Grays
Essex, RM17 6EF
Telephone: 01375 372677
Email: hr@osborne.coop

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