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Job Ref No. ECC3823-165S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A Point 1-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 25th July 2024  

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Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School
Copland Road, Stanford Le Hope, Essex, SS17 0DF
Wishes to appoint a

Learning Support Assistant
Fixed term contract until 31 August 2025
Salary: Band A Point 1 - 6

(£13,403.91 - £14,404.41 per annum)
31 hours 15 minutes per week
Monday - Friday 8:35am - 3:20pm (30 min unpaid break)
37 weeks of the year - term time only

Start Date: September 2024

Stanford-le-Hope Primary School wishes to appoint a Learning Support Assistant who has a good understanding of child development and learning and would be willing to support children with both their physical and academic needs.

You will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey. You will need to understand the subjects that you support the children in, be able to demonstrate a fair attitude and apply rules consistently as well as be confident in adjusting learning programs to meet the child's needs. You will be resilient, hardworking and have excellent de-escalation skills.

The successful candidate will be:  
Passionate, creative, motivated and has a positive outlook  
Keen to support pupils with learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties   
Committed to raising outcomes of all students  
A great communicator with excellent organisational skills and a helpful attitude  
Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team  
Dedicated to good classroom management   
Cares about the welfare and achievement of every child  
Innovative and has a passion for improvement  
Excellent written skills with the ability to multi-task  
The ability to remain calm under pressure and remain positive   
The ability to follow safeguarding procedures and prioritise students' welfare   
Have GCSE Maths and English  

Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School is firmly rooted in serving our community. We are proud to be an inclusive school where we recognise that success for young people is built on firm foundations    
of trust, respect, care and hard work. Staff have high expectations of pupils and pupils work hard to reach these. Pupils appreciate the high-quality support they get from all adults in school. They take responsibility for their learning and behaviour, developing both independence and resilience. Ofsted commented that "pupils are happy and enjoy being at school".    

Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.     
What the school can offer:      
  Recognition of continuous service  
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 
Excellent CPD opportunities  
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools  
The support of an experienced family of schools  
National Conditions of Service  
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme  
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff  
2 week October half term 
Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  

Stanford-Le-Hope Primary 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. The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment and selection policy statement ( for more information.     
If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust (

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 Trina Hilliard, HR Officer
Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School
Copland Road , Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 0DF
Telephone: 01375 672066

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