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Vacancy - Learning Support Assistant
Howbridge C of E Junior School are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our highly committed team of support staff. We are a 3-form entry Church of England junior school based in Witham, Essex.
Howbridge values its Learning Support Assistants and provide high quality professional development opportunities.
Our Learning Support Assistants have the highest professional standards in order to provide the very best progress and attainment for our children.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to join our friendly and hard-working school. Candidates should be sympathetic to the Christian ethos of our school.
The ideal candidate will:
· Have GCSE Maths and English or equivalent;
· Have experience of working in an educational setting, preferably within the classroom as an LSA or TA;
· Ideally have some experience of working with pupils with SEND;
· Have a strong work ethic and be able to work well as part of a team;
· and have a passion to ensure the very best for our children.
In return we can offer you:
· A dedicated, supportive, and friendly school and staff with the highest expectations and aspirations for children;
· Well behaved, motivated pupils who enjoy school;
· A commitment to your continuing professional development.
This is a permanent position, Mon-Fri 8:30 - 15:15 in term time only, including non-pupil days.
Detailed information about the position can be found in the attached Key Information Sheet and job description / person specification.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please contact the school office administrator Mrs J Latter on firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
Applications should be submitted on http://www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk/Vacancies/Details.aspx?VacancyId=67555
The closing date for applications is 30th June 2022
Interviews will be held on 5th July 2022
The position start date is 1st September 2022
We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and enhanced DBS clearance.
Information about the School
'A caring school, built on Christian values, where every child is a happy, confident and successful learner.'
As a Church of England School our Christian Distinctiveness is very important to us. We aim to serve our community by providing an inclusive education of the highest possible quality within the context and ethos of Christian belief. While we actively promote Christian Values such as thankfulness, compassion and forgiveness, we respect the beliefs of other faiths and those of no faith.
Our aim is to be a safe place of distinctive excellence where all are valued as individuals and as God’s children.
At Howbridge Juniors we pride ourselves on fostering a culture of aspiration and self-belief and on providing a supportive and challenging learning environment in which all children can achieve their best.
Alongside academic work, we value developing the whole child and place great emphasis on fun, memorable learning experiences, participating in a huge range of sporting opportunities, charity and community work and more!
All our children, without exception, are encouraged and expected to work hard and to make a positive difference to themselves and others.