Fixed Term Learning Support Assistant

Purfleet Primary Academy, Purfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC8832002-167S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Thurrock Support Pay Range. SCP 3-10 (FTE £21,753
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 06/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 24/06/2024  

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We wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to start in September on a full-time basis term time only. The role is offered on fixed term 12 month contract to cover maternity leave. The Learning Support Assistant role is vital to the school and involves supporting children with a variety of needs including Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP's).

 Successful candidates should have:
Experience of working with and caring for children
Experience of working with children with special educational needs.
High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
Enthusiasm and dedication to developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching, mentoring and guidance
A commitment to promoting and fostering good relationships between children and with parents and colleagues
You should be:
Forward thinking and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the school
Able to promote the warm, caring and friendly ethos of the school to pupils, parents and the public
Able to perform under pressure
Confident to use your own initiative when required
What can we offer you?
An active school community with supportive parents;
An award winning learning environment;
Excellent professional development opportunities;
A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children
The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education

Information about the School

Background Information about the School

At Purfleet Primary, we passionately believe that every pupil in our school deserves to realise their full potential. To this end, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum as well as a range of extra-curricular activities designed to enable pupils to develop the full range of their talents.

We work to encourage collaborative skills, a problem solving approach, resilience and perseverance in the face of challenge. Above all, we aim to foster in each child, a belief in their ability to succeed as well as a life-long love of learning.

Staff at the school are passionate in their belief that all pupils should achieve their best. Their aspiration for their pupils ensures that they have the highest expectations and expect them all to succeed.

We firmly believe that education is a partnership between pupils, parents and staff and place a high value on establishing close links between home and school, so that we can effectively work together to achieve the best for your child.

We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website Purfleet Academy

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Purfleet Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Purfleet Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written 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

Mrs Lorraine Sharpe
Tank Hill Road, Purfleet
Essex, RM19 1TA
Telephone: 01375 802700
Email: admin@purfleetprimary.co.uk

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