Learning Support Assistant (LSA) Fixed Term Contract

Kingswode Hoe School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC7030-176S 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: 27/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Learning Support Assistant (LSA)Fixed Term Contract

Kingswode Hoe School is a welcoming, positive and supportive special school environment for pupils aged 5-16 years with Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and complex needs.

We encourage pupils and staff to GROW!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and well-motivatedLSA to join us. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of adedicated, pupil-centred and forward-thinking staff team andTrust.

We offer you:

  • Great pupils who are eager to learn
  • Committed and passionate colleagues and Trust who put pupils at the heart of decision making
  • Commitment to ongoing training needs with time allocated as part of working hours
  • A diverse staff team with expertise and experience in MLD, SLD, SEMH, Primary, Secondary and GROW settings, who actively share best practice and welcome innovation and new ideas
  • Specialist facilities, high quality resources and working environment
  • Variety- no two days are the same!

We are seeking an excellent, energetic LSA who is:

  • Proactive and positive when working with pupils
  • Flexible, professional and caring
  • Confident with first aid administration and support
  • Able to communicate and collaborate with others
  • Keen to learn and develop their practice further
  • Enthusiastic to share and contribute their own ideas and strategies to support further developments within school
  • Committed to achievement for all
  • Calm when supporting pupils with challenging behaviour
  • Able to approach challenges with a solution and sense of humour

SEAX Trust application form must be completed - available on the school website, or on request
from the school office. We cannot accept applications via CV only.

The SEAX Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment All posts are subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

Information about the School

Kingswode Hoe is a special school for pupils with complex learning difficulties. We take pupils aged between 5 and 16 (Y1 - Y11) living in the Colchester area. All pupils are admitted to the school by the Statutory Assessment team of Essex Local Authority based at Essex House in Colchester. We are currently funded for 151 places.

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

Alice Constantine
Kingswode Hoe School
Sussex Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3QJ
Telephone: 01206 576408
Email: Pauline.burrows@kingswodehoe.com

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