Job Ref No. ECC3224-24S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: FTE £18065 - £18795
Position Start Date: 03/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/06/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 8th July 2019  

Job Description

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Would you like to work in a good/outstanding village school supporting children who need additional help? If so this could be the job you are looking for!

We are seeking to appoint a caring, supportive and exceptional LSA to work with children initially in EYFS and Key Stage 1. Experience is useful, but the drive and commitment to make a difference to children is more important. There is a requirement to have at least level C GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Teaching and Learning. This vacancy is a term time only and initially a one year fixed term contract for five days a week. The hours will be 8.45 to 3.15 each day.

In addition a flexible approach towards the following roles in school is essential:

• 1:1 support - working alongside a specific child supporting their learning during the school day, using an IEP, targets and resources to stimulate learning and progress, reporting to the teacher. A sensitive, caring and understanding approach is essential.

• Interventions - working regularly with a child or small group to master a skill or acquire knowledge, often following a programme but adapting to need where appropriate; assessing and reporting progress of children.

• Class-based - working at the direction of the teacher with small groups of children on focused learning activities. Using your positive, initiative-taking approach being able to challenge and motivate all children so pupils are stimulated and keen to succeed. Good communication skills and being an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour will always help!

We can offer you

Children who are enthusiastic learners and enjoy working together in a kind and caring community
A high performing team
Supportive and friendly colleagues, parents and governors
Training as required


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please arrange to do so by emailing the School Business Manager sbm@downham-ceap.essex.sch.uk or calling Mrs Curran on 01268710387.

Downham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, so following the safer recruitment procedure, the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and enhanced DBS checks.

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

Shelley Curran
Church Road
Ramsden Heath, Billericay
Essex, CM11 1NU
Telephone: 01268 710387
Email: admin@downham-ceap.essex.sch.uk

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