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Job Ref No. ECC3810-142 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3/ 4, Pt 5-8
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/08/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Learning Support Assistant

Salary: Scale 3/4, point 5-8

(£17,300.55 - £18,185.45 per annum)

8:30am - 3:30pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break, Monday - Friday

32.5 hours per week

38 weeks of the year - term time plus 1 INSET day

START DATE: 2nd September 2024

A new opportunity has arisen, for a Learning Support Assistants to join our successful team supporting students in the classroom environment. The role will involve working with SEND children, to assist students learning and improve educational outcomes. We are looking for inspiring and enthusiastic LSA's who are highly motivated, creative and fun with a positive and caring attitude. This position also includes 30 minutes Midday supervison of the pupils during lunchtime.

The school is proud of its inclusive ethos and the broad and enriched curriculum that it provides for all pupils. The supportive staff have high aspirations for the pupils and strive to make a difference in the lives of the children and their families.

This position will involve:

· Supporting pupils, to ensure they are engaged in learning activities

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom

· Act as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and promoting positive pupil behaviour, to create a safe and inclusive learning environment

· Providing feedback to the classroom teacher on the pupil's progress against lesson plans, the conduct of the lesson and keeping pupil-related records

· Provide additional support to the teachers in the classrooms,

· To establish positive relationships with the pupils in lessons being covered

The successful candidate will:

· Be passionate, creative, motivated and has a positive outlook

· Be keen to support pupils with learning and other needs in the classroom

· Be committed to raising outcomes of all pupils

· Be a great communicator with excellent organisational skills and a helpful attitude

· Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

· Be dedicated to good classroom management

· Care about the welfare and achievement of every child

· Be innovative and has a passion for improvement

· Have excellent written skills with the ability to multi-task

· Have the ability to remain calm under pressure and remain positive

· Have the ability to follow safeguarding procedures and prioritise pupil's welfare

· Have achieved GCSE Maths and English at grade 4-9 (Grade A-C) or equivalent

St Michael's CofE (VA) Junior School is a vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

· Friendly, caring and supportive

· Has a strong, established & supportive SLT that creates a positive team environment

· A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected

· An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children

· A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us, please apply now or you can request a visit of the school or for more information speak to Romy Barnes, School Business Manager, or email

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if enough suitable applications have been received. Interviews will take place throughout the application window.

We therefore advise applying at your earliest opportunity.

St Michael's Cof E (VA) Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal 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

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 Romy Barnes
Barnard Road
Galleywood, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 8RR
Telephone: 01245 472682

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