LSA with Specialist responsibilities in Art / Year 1 LSA

St John's Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School; Danbury, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC3214-59S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 3 to midpoint / Band 2 to midpoint
Position Start Date: 25/02/2019 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/12/2018 Midnight Date of Interviews: 10th January 2019  

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This is a unique exciting position at this school. We are looking for someone to be a class LSA for 2 days a week and be a lead LSA in Art/ DT for 3 days a week. However, if you would like to apply for either the class LSA or Art/DT post separately, please do so. All we require you to do is write one of the following on your application form:

· 2 day class LSA role (Monday/Friday)

· 3 day Lead Supervisor for Art/DT, or (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

· Full time class LSA and Art/DT supervisor. (5 days a week)

Please read the information below about both jobs and separate job descriptions have also been attached.

Position: Art/DT PPA LSA

Start Date: 25th February 2019 or as soon as possible - Contracted hours all day Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Salary: Band 3 to midpoint

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic individual with a passion for Art and DT. They must be confident to deliver these subjects during PPA cover. Candidates should be highly motivated and organised, able to interpret planning but bring their own ideas and creativity to the role. We would like the children to have a deep understanding of various artists, build yearly on new skills and be encouraged to find their inner artist or designer.

We can offer:

· a fully equipped designated art studio

· pupils who are engaged with their learning (Outstanding - Ofsted January 2018).

· The role will be fully supported by teachers and SLT.

This is a unique role. Relevant experience of art based teaching will be advantageous but not essential.

We encourage all potential candidates to visit the school or please call if you'd like to discuss the role further.

Position: Class LSA for Year 1

Start Date: 25th February 2019 or as soon as possible - Contracted hours all day Monday and Friday.

Salary: Band 2 to midpoint

The behaviour of the children at this school is 'outstanding' - Ofsted January 2018

A vacancy has arisen within our primary school for an experienced Learning Support Assistant working alongside the class teacher. Have you previously worked in a Year 1 setting? Do you have high expectations? Are you dedicated to meeting the needs of all the pupils in your care? Do you want to make a difference?

If the answers are yes then St John's C of E Primary School is the school for you!

Experience will be an important consideration, alongside a caring and patient approach to supporting children. We will also be looking at the candidate's ability to work with small groups of children. We embrace inclusion supporting children with a range of individual needs and have high expectations for children's attainment and behaviour.

We invite you to apply and tell us of your ability to inspire, enthuse and care for our pupils.

You will:

- Be honest

- Be flexible and empathic

- Demonstrate positive, consistent behaviour management in line with the School's policy

- Preferably have experience working within an infant class setting

We provide:

- Enthusiastic children who are keen and ready to learn

- A dedicated, enthusiastic and creative staff and team

- Training opportunities and support

- Supportive parents who are committed to the school

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and you will be able to contact the School Office by telephone 01245 222173. You can also find out more about our school now by visiting our website.

St John's C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as positive references.

St John's C of E Primary School 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

Mr Jona Davies
Little Baddow Road
Danbury, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 4NS
Telephone: 01245 222173