SEN Learning Support Assistant

Leigh Beck Junior School, Canvey Island

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Job Ref No. ECC2158-226 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3/4 Points 3-5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 28/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: tba  

Job Description

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SEN Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to start as soon as possible

Hours: 31.25 hours per week term time plus inset days

08:30 - 15:15 hours Monday to Friday

Contract: Fixed term until 31st August 2024

Actual salary pro rata £15,120 - £15,674 (LG pay award pending)

Leigh Beck Junior School is looking to recruit a caring,dedicated, enthusiastic and committed SEN Learning Support Assistant with the knowledge, experience and skills to successfully support a child with an EHCP.

This role will require working 1:1 with a child, facilitating small groups, and within the whole class.

The ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • Have experience in supporting SEN children in a primary school
  • Have consistently high expectations
  • Support Children by following programmes devised by the school and modify planning to suit the needs of the
  • Liaise with the class teacher and SENCO keeping detailed records of the child's progress towards targets
  • Use their own initiative to support the child in making the best possible progress
  • Has experience of the national curriculum and supporting the teaching and learning
  • Be highly positive and supportive
  • Remain calm and flexible, be caring, have patience
  • have a good standard of English and Mathematics (minimum of GCSE Grade C or equivalent)
  • Ideally hold a Level 2/3 qualification in teaching and learning
  • support children by following programmes devised by the school
  • Have a proactive approach to CPD and further professional development

We can offer you:

  • A vibrant school with rewards and opportunities for motivated and committed individuals
  • Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling
  • A dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children
  • Innovative CPD which is of the highest quality
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Helpline for employees and their families
  • Lion Academy Perks at Work with discounts on shopping, holidays, reduced priced gym membership, cinema tickets and more

If you would like to discuss this role or make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs Harrison, Assistant Head Teacher on 01268 683037 or

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with all relevant safeguarding checks. Leigh Beck Junior School is an equal opportunities employer.

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

Steph Crump
Point Road, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 7TD
Telephone: 01268 683037

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