1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Lakelands Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-60S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3, Point 5-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Not Specified  

Job Description

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Job Role: SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Hours: 15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Salary: Scale 3, Point 5-6 (£23500 - £23893 FTE)

Start Date: September 2024

We are looking to appoint two 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (fixed term contract) to join our team. The post is for 15 hours per week, 3 hours a day Monday-Friday term time plus 5 inset days. The successful candidate will be committed to supporting all pupils including those with additional needs. In this role, you would be working within a fantastic, supportive and welcoming team. Applicants will need to be enthusiastic, positive and able to work on your own initiative as well as follow direction.

The successful candidate should have the following:

A high standard of written and spoken English Excellent numeracy skills
A strong work ethic with flexibility to respond positively to challenges of day to day school life
A calm and motivated attitude with a clear understanding of the needs of all children including children with additional needs
A good sense of humour Excellent communication skills Willing to undertake training and support individual needs
Previous experience of working within a LSA role or similar role
We can offer you:

An opportunity to develop as the school grows
Excellent support from the school's leadership team and the wider Trust
A commitment to on-going professional development
Strong links with the community
A school committed to staff wellbeing
The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.
As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Lakelands Primary School is a brand new primary school that opened in September 2020 with state of the art facilities in Stanway, Colchester. Year on year the school will grow, providing 420 places for local children between four and eleven years old by 2026. At Lakelands Primary School we are creating a new school where children can thrive and flourish and fulfil their potential.

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 K Anslow
Wagtail Mews
Stanway, Colchester
Essex, CO3 8AJ
Telephone: 01206 484033
Email: admin@lakelandsprimary.com

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