1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant

Willowbrook Primary School, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC2918-83 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 12th July 2024  

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis supporting a pupil in Key Stage 1 and a Pupil in EYFS. A genuine love of working with children is essential. We are looking for someone who is kind, calm, flexible and dedicated. This position will be on a fixed term, working Monday to Friday, 8.40am to 3.15pm each day inclusive of breaks, plus 30 mins as a Midday Assistant (Scale 2).

The successful candidate will:

· Have experience in supporting pupils with Autism.

· Work well as part of a team, as well as being able to show initiative and have an ability to work independently.

· Have a commitment to high quality inclusive teaching and learning.

· Educated to at least GCSE grade 4/level C or equivalent in Maths and English.

· Be able to develop, nurture and model positive adult and peer relationships.

· Be able to engage and motivate children to learn, building on the strengths and resources of the child.

· Be able to engage in physical activities with the pupil.

· Be able to contribute to assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluations.

The successful application would be expected to:

· Assist with the development and implementation of One Plans/ EHCPs.

· Monitor and record pupil responses and learning.

· Use initiative and contribute to creating a stimulating and purposeful learning environment.

· Encourage independence and promote self-confidence.

· Work in partnership with other learning support assistants; the class teacher; SENCO and Headteacher.

What we can offer you:

· An open and welcoming school with a supportive and friendly community.

· Well behaved and motivated children.

· A professional, dedicated staff team.

· Opportunities for professional development.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please telephone to arrange an appointment.

Information about the School

Willowbrook is a wonderful place to work; it is a supportive and happy school. The lovely, well-resourced Eco-friendly building is pretty good too. We have children from a wide range of backgrounds, with a range of individual needs, who are well behaved and enthusiastic.

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

Elaine Glanville
Rosen Crescent
Hutton, Brentwood
Essex, CM13 2RG
Telephone: 01277 214662
Email: admin@willowbrook.essex.sch.uk

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