SEN Learning Support Assistant

Silver End Academy, Witham
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Job Ref No. ECC2164-66 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 06/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

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Required September 2022

23 hours per week term time only. Working pattern Monday 8.45am-3.00pm, Tuesday-Friday 8.45am-2.30pm, this includes a 1-hour lunch break and 15-minute unpaid morning break.

Salary Scale 3 Point 4-5 (Actual salary, £9,944 - £10,143 per annum).

We are looking to appoint a SEN Learning Support Assistant to work at Silver End Academy, one of the schools within Connected Learning Multi Academy Trust.

You will be required to work on a one to one basis to support a pupil in Reception. You will be there to support with their general learning needs.

This is a fixed term contract linked to the SEN funding provided, for the duration of the pupil's education at Silver End Academy.

Applicants should have experience working with children in a school environment. It is essential that you have GCSEs (grades A-C) in both Maths and English, or hold equivalent qualifications in this area.

Successful applicants will join our friendly, caring and highly competent team of learning support staff.

Grow, flourish, succeed

At Silver End Academy we all share a common vision for every child and their individual needs. We provide a welcoming environment where children are accepting of others, develop positive relationships and see the school as part of an expanding, wider community, and ultimately, a bigger world.

School Ethos

  • To foster curiosity in learning, to become independent learners and to encourage children to be passionate about what they do.
  • To show children that learning is a life-long process of self-improvement.
  • To place the school at the centre of the community by working closely with parents and local groups.
  • To give all children equal opportunities, responsibilities and rights, regardless ofrace, gender, background, ability and disability.

School Aims

  • To provide, through high quality teaching, a stimulating, caring and safe environment where children are encouraged to develop to their full potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally.
  • To have the highest expectations of all children and to lead them to have the highest expectations of themselves.
  • To develop in all children a thirst for learning so that they become independent and self-motivated.
  • To enable the children to take increasing responsibility for aspects of their own learning, to use and apply their developing skills and to work collaboratively.
  • To encourage children to have consideration for others, respect for their surroundings and a sense of responsibility for themselves.

Please apply on-line or contact Michelle Smith, HR Manager by email at for more information.

Connected Learning Multi-Academy Trust are committed to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of difference backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.

The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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

Michelle Smith
School Road
Silver End, Witham
Essex, CM8 3RZ
Telephone: 01376 583353

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