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Job Ref No. ECC8822001-82S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: See advert
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 11th July 2022  

Job Description

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Vacancy Position

Learning Support Assistant With Mid-day duty


Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery, Lancaster Gardens, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2NS


LSA Level 4 Points 4 to 7 £19,264 to £20,444 pro rata (actual salary £11,898.69 to £12,627.53) per annum

MDA Level 3 Points 3 to 5 £18,887 to £19,650 pro rata (£2,333.21 to £2,427.47 actual) per annum

27 hours and 55 minutes per week LSA Term Time (8:30 to 15:40, with 30 mins unpaid lunch break)

5 hours and 25 minutes per week - MDA Term Time (12:10 to 13:15)

Start Date

1st September 2022

About The Role

Do you want to be part of a successful team making a real difference to children? Our dedicated staff provide positive and creative learning opportunities in an environment which promotes curiosity, enjoyment and a thirst for challenge. Children at Porters make very good progress due to our commitment to excellence and care.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person to join our successful team, supporting pupils learning initially in our younger year groups; in the classroom setting, in small groups and through 1:1 support.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

Experience of supporting pupils in Key Stage 2
Experience of working with pupils with a range of SEND
GCSE A-C/equivalent in English and Maths
A caring, patient nature
The ability to be flexible
The ability to work well within a team and independently

As part of Portico Academy Trust, Porters Grange Primary School can offer you:

A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters
A nurturing environment with wonderful children who want to learn
High quality professional development
Opportunities for cross phase work
Support and collaboration across our Trust
A well-resourced school

Please don't take our word for it. Come and arrange a visit to see for yourself. We would love to show you our children at work

For further details or an application pack, please contact Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

Telephone: 01702 987890

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date:Tuesday, 5th July 2022, noon

Interviews:Week commencing 11th July 2022

Application Documents

Support Staff Application Form

LSA Job Description and Person Specification

MDA Job Description and Person Specification

Application Email

Information about the School

Porters Grange Primary School and Nursery is part of Portico Academy Trust.

Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils.

Set in the heart of the community, Porters Grange Primary School offers a welcoming environment that provides a rich curriculum, where children can enjoy learning and where achievement in all aspects of life is celebrated.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Jenni Openshaw
Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery
Part of Portico Academy Trust
Lancaster Gardens, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 2NS
Telephone: 01702 987890

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