1:1 Learning Support Assistant (afternoons)

Barnes Farm Infant School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2928-227 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Points 5-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 22/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 24th November 2023  

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1:1 Learning Support Assistant

16.25 hours per week

39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days)

Fixed term to 23 July 2023

Scale 3 Points 5-6

We are seeking a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to join our team and support a child with medical needs. Training can be provided to the successful candidate.

The post is for 16.25 hours a week, Monday - Friday: 12pm - 3.15pm. This post will be a fixed term contract ending 23rd July 2024.

We are a good school seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Learning Support Assistant with a "can-do" attitude who is committed to raising standards for those they work with. You will need to have an ability to work flexibly and with enthusiasm. You will work in partnership with class teachers and the SENCO, to support learning in line with the National Curriculum, codes of practice, school policies and procedures.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • Experience of supporting children in a school setting
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Able to support the child(ren's) medical needs and willing to deal with intimate care needs
  • Knowledge of successful strategies to engage pupils with specific and significant needs
  • Is able to demonstrate patience, calmness and flexibility at all times
  • A commitment to high achievement from pupils and themselves
  • Excellent organisation and inter-personal skills
  • Good standard of education: Maths and English GCSE grades A-C or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of ICT
  • Flexibility and a good sense of humour
  • The ability to use their own initiative
  • Willing to undertake training and support individual needs

Our friendly team will support you and training will be provided. Please look at our school's celebration video on the 'Our School' tab of our school website' www.barnesfarminf.essex.sch.uk

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Zanya Farmer, Headteacher on 01245 467474 or admin@barnesfarm-inf.essex.sch.uk

Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 22nd November 2023 Interviews: Friday 24th November 2023

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefsand expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an 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 Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Barnes Farm Infant School is a school for 4 -7 year old children in Chelmsford, Essex. We have a wonderful team of staff, active and informed governors and supportive families who all help the children to be safe and happy and to make exceptional progress. It is our aim to make sure that all members of our school community are supported and feel included and valued.

The children are divided into classes according to age. Children will progress through the National Curriculum on an individual basis with appropriate individual educational plans being provided for children with special educational needs and for gifted and talented pupils.

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

Mrs Z Farmer
Henniker Gate, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 6QH
Telephone: 01245 467474
Email: admin@barnesfarm-inf.essex.sch.uk

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