Learning Support Assistant - Fixed Term Contract (1 year contract)

Dr Walker's C of E Primary School (VC), Fyfield, Ongar
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Job Ref No. ECC3238-73 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Points 4-5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 30/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Learning Support Assistant - Required 1 September2022

Part time (term-time only) Fixed Term Contract one year

32.5 hour per week

39 weeks per year (term time inclusive of INSET days)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and self-motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our team of support staff. The ideal candidate will have phonics experience and have previously worked in a primary school setting. This LSA role will support the class teacher and will involve supporting with interventions and willing to run one agfter school club.

The successful candidate will have the following skills: -

  • Educated to at least level C GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English
  • A flexible motivated team player with good organisational skills
  • Ability to think creatively to make learning exciting and relevant to all our students
  • Be adaptable and able to work with initiative
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team and have high expectations of themselves and children.


We can offer: -

  • Pupils who enjoy all aspects of school life
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated teaching and support staff
  • Working as part of a committed team
  • Regular training opportunities
  • A supportive team who work together to offer children a real love of learning
  • Supportive parents and governing body

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect the staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical clearance.

Information about the School

Dr Walker’s Church of England Primary School is a small village Voluntary Controlled community school, in the heart of Fyfield, Ongar. Due to the size of the school, year groups are hosted in mixed year group classes, which change annually.

Being affiliated with the Church of England, we preserve and develop its Christian ethos, principles and character and work in partnership with the local church (St Nicholas) and the Diocese of Chelmsford

Our school aims to be An Exceptional Place to Flourish, where we work together with the pupils to help them grow, progress, achieve and develop to become well-balanced British and global citizens; aspiring to live a life in all its fullness and to succeed.

We believe that every school day counts and that every child is valued, nurtured and cared for. We seek excellence by ensuring a safe, dignified, and respectful learning environment, where diversity, differences, talents, and interests are celebrated.

Our pursuit of excellence embraces our associated Christian Values aligned with the fundamental British Values.

Being part of a small school has many benefits, but also presents its own unique challenges. We encourage everyone in our school community to work well together and contribute positively to school life, in support of collective responsibility, mutual accountability, and emphasising the importance of dignity, respect, honesty, kindness, courtesy and consideration.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

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

School Office
Dr Walker's C of E Primary School
Walker Avenue
Fyfield, Ongar
Essex, CM5 0RG
Telephone: 01277 899298
Email: admin@fyfielddrwalkers.essex.sch.uk

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