SEN Learning Support Assistant

Greenways Primary School, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8822104-58S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Level 4 SCP 13 - SCP 18
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/03/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 1st April 2018  

Job Description

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We are seeking a dedicated and experienced LSA to join our happy, vibrant learning community. The role will initially be to support a child with special educational needs, but may also involve group and class support.

Working 31 hours, 15 minutes per week

Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.30pm including 30 minutes lunch

Term time and Inset days

Level 4, Scale 13 to 18

Actual salary £12,676 - £13,754

The successful applicant will be:

An outstanding practitioner committed to raising standards and to developing every aspect of our children including their communication and language skills

Passionate about helping children to overcome barriers to their learning

Able to think creatively to make learning exciting and relevant

Highly organised and able to manage their time effectively

Reflective practitioners who are keen to develop and progress

Positive, flexible and able to work effectively as part of a wider team

Educated to at least GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths and English (an NVQ or equivalent in Learning Support or Early Years is also desirable)

We can offer:

Opportunities for a range of experiences and developmental opportunities across our large school of over 950 pupils

Fantastic resources and environment including a woodland area, 2 fields, a swimming pool and a cookery room

A focus on staff well-being as part the Learning in Harmony Trust putting staff first and providing many incentives and opportunities including the Perkbox scheme.

Applications will not be accepted via this website. Please contactTricia Cronk by emailing to obtain an application pack.

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Tricia Cronk by emailing

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and the successful applicant will need a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate and supportive references.

Information about the School

Our large primary school is a happy, vibrant learning community situated in Southend-on-Sea.

The school is situated only 300m from the beach. We are blessed to have a large site with some fantastic facilities including our own swimming pool, Forest Schools area, environmental area and pond as well as two large playing fields.

Our community is a place of learning and friendship. We provide a happy and nurturing environment, so that as well as maturing into well-rounded, healthy young people, our children develop a passion for learning.

We are proud to be part of the Learning in Harmony Trust a values driven family of schools based in Southend and Newham.

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

Sue Needs
Greenways, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3BS
Telephone: 01702 987950

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