Learning Support Assistant

The Tyrrells School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2850-55S 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: 10/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 15/08/2022  

Job Description

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1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant

Position Type:1:1 LSA (Initially Reception)

Employment Type:Part time, fixed term to 31stAugust 2029

Hours:32.5 hours per week (6.5 hours per day)

Working Weeks:39 weeks per year (Term Time plus 5 Inset Days)

Pay Range:Scale 3, Point 4 - 5 £19264-£19650 pro rata (Actual Salary£14,441.66-£14,731.03)

Applications Close:10thAugust 2022, Midday

Date of Interview:w/c 15th August 2022

Position Start Date:Preferably 1stSeptember 2022

An opportunity has arisen for a SEND Learning Support Assistant to join our team to support a child joining our school with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The child will need support with social communication as well as learning. The successful candidate will be caring, positive, enthusiastic and have the ability to use their own initiative and remain calm under pressure. Experience in working with children on a 1:1 or small group basis and a good understanding of ASD are essential for this role.

Our school can offer you:

  • Well behaved children with a love of learning
  • The opportunity to work with our friendly, dedicated and forward-thinking staff
  • Committed and supportive parents and governors
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work and Tech Schemes
  • Employer Pension Contribution

A commitment to professional development, including working closely with colleagues from other schools within our MA

  • The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different 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 in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.
In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

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

Amanda Daines
Tavistock Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6JN
Telephone: 01245 355226
Email: head@tyrrells.essex.sch.uk

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