Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

St Benedict's Catholic College, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC5466-399S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 (point 5-6)
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/08/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 16th August 2024  

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team of staff that are committed to supporting our pupils with learning difficulties and disabilities. The successful candidate will need to have GCSE qualification grade C/level 5 or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths, and the ability to deal with challenging behaviour and to motivate and encourage students.Ideally, they will also have experience in supporting autistic children.

The pay band for the role is Scale 3 (point 5 to 6), which is £23,500 to £23,893.

The hours of work for the role will be 28 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8.55 am to 3.30 pm, with a team meeting finishing at 4.00 pm on Tuesdays) and this will be required term time, plus five staff training days (39 weeks in total).

The actual salary for the role is £15,246.17 to £15,501.13 (under 5 years' service) or £15,450.81 to £15,709.20 (over 5 years' service).

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applications will only be accepted on the college application form (which can be downloaded from our Website) and should be emailed to Mrs Catherine Miller, HR Administrator, at c.miller@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk CVs will not be accepted.

For further details about the role, please contact Mrs Kate Williams PA to SENDCo on 01206 549222 and for further details about the college, please go to our website www.stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk.

The start date is Monday 2nd September 2024. The closing date for applications is 1st August 2024 (midday) and interviews will be held on Friday 16th August 2024.

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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Mrs Cat Miller
Norman Way, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3US
Telephone: 01206 549222
Email: admin@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk

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