Learning Support Assistant / Midday Assistant

Oakfield Primary School, Wickford

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Job Ref No. ECC2004-127 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 5-6 Scale 2 Point 3-4
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 11/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Tuesday 16th July 2024  

Job Description

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Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am -3:15pm (30-minute lunch break)

Rate of Pay LSA: Scale 3 point 5-6 (starting rate: £12.54 per hour)

Rate of Pay MDA: Scale 2 point 3-4 (starting rate: £12.14 per hour)

Contract type: fixed term until 31st July 2025

We are looking for a keen and competent LSA and MDA. This position would suit someone with previous experience of working with children preferably, but not essentially, in a school or nursery setting. You must have good literacy and numeracy skills, a positive outlook and the ability to work flexibly.

In the LSA role you will support children's learning under the direction of the class teacher. You will work with groups and individuals, lead small group interventions, assess children's progress and report to the class teacher.

In the MDA role, you will work under the direction of the senior Midday Assistants. You will supervise children in the dining hall and on the playground, ensuring that children are safe and that behaviour policies are adhered to.


Visits are welcome. If you would like to book a tour please contact the school office via email or telephone: admin@oakfield.essex.sch.uk 01268 734343

Information about the School

At Oakfield Primary School we have high expectations and good outcomes for our children. We pride ourselves on the good education we offer our children and the excellent opportunities we provide through our foundation curriculum and focus on memorable moments.

It is important to us to develop children who are ready for the next stage of their education and beyond. We place a high emphasis on the well being of our children and work closely with our families to support us with this.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with children to join the Oakfield team.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from the whole community regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

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

School Office
Scott Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 9PW
Telephone: 01268 734343
Email: office@oakfield.essex.sch.uk

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