Learning Support Assistant

Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2081-247S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Points 5-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 19/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 27th June 2024  

Job Description

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Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. -12.30 p.m.

Initially this job is being offered on a fixed term basis until the end of the summer term 2025.

We are inviting applications for the post of Learning Support Assistant, to commence as soon as possible to help our friendly teaching staff in this happy, well-resourced, expanding school, rated 'Good' in all areas.

This post is to provide support for a children with additional needs, who have an Education and Health Care plan (EHCP) in place. Some of the children are working below the level for a reception child, so knowledge of working with nursery age children would be an advantage, but not essential as training would be provided.

We are looking for a someone who:

Has experience working with children with high needs in order to support them to reach their full potential.

Is confident to support children with SEMH challenges

Provides good evidence that their knowledge and abilities are closely matched to the person specification.
Is positive and flexible with a warm and friendly manner with children, parents and colleagues.
Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

Can use their initiative
Enjoys taking an active role in the work and development of the school.
Is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our children.

At Fiveways, we recognise and value the individual strengths of our pupils and we support each child to be the very best that they can be. We help our pupils to become responsible, independent and resilient learners, with high expectations and personal ambition. We strive to ensure that our children leave us well prepared for the next stage of their education, as well-rounded and caring individuals, with lifelong memories to cherish.

Are you the right person to join our team?

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, positive and able to work on their own initiative, as well as follow direction.

Successful candidates will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a close team. We offer LSA training and candidates also need to demonstrate a desire to further their knowledge through training.

Information about the School

Stanway Fiveways Primary School is situated on the outskirts of Colchester and is a large primary school which is striving to become one of the leading schools in Essex.

We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and qualifications check.

Visits to the school are very welcome and more information is available from the School Business Manager, Claire Sainsbury on 01206 574849.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Claire Sainsbury, School Business Manager
Winstree Road
Stanway, Colchester
Essex, CO3 0QG
Telephone: 01206 574849
Email: admin@stanwayfiveways.essex.sch.uk

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