Learning Support Assistant

St Nicholas School, Southend-on-Sea
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Job Ref No. ECC8827004-16S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Level 5, Points 8-12 (£15,077-£16,320)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 07/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 12th July 2022  

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Salary Range: Level 5, Points 8 - 12 (£15,077-£16,320 p.a)

Hours per week: 31

Hours of work: Mondays: 8.45am - 4.05pm Tuesdays to Fridays: 8.45am - 3.05pm

Term: 1 Year Temporary Contract Initialy, Term Time + 5 Days of INSET

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and hardworking team immediately.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible and be prepared to assist pupils on an individual basis as well as in small groups or a classroom environment. A good level of English, Maths and ICT skills is essential.

The successful candidates will ideally have:-

  • Experience of supporting pupils with complex needs at Key Stages 3/ 4
  • A caring, patient nature
  • The ability to be flexible
  • The ability to work well within a team and independently

We would be willing to consider part time hours for the right candidate(s).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post therefore requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, medical clearance and positive references.

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Information about the School

St Nicholas School is an academy special school, situated in Southend-on-Sea, which is part of the SEN Trust Southend. The school offers a quality, inclusive education for secondary aged students (11-16). Our students all have a range of learning needs and enter the school with a statement of Educational Needs, or an Educational Health & Care Plan.

It is our aim to encourage every student to achieve their full potential, to become an independent adult and an active member of their local community, relative to their ability.

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 Strickland
St Nicholas School
Philpott Avenue, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4RL
Telephone: 01702 462322
Email: JStrickland@st-nicholas.southend.sch.uk

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