Learning Support Assistant

Wickford Primary School, Wickford

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Job Ref No. ECC2271-85 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 (points 4 & 5)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: w/b 4th December 2023  

Job Description

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated learning support assistant to join our team. The post involves supporting learning within the classroom; working with individuals and small groups to engage pupils, develop their self-confidence and foster independence. Part of this role will be to support pupils with complex social & emotional and communication difficulities, so experience in these areas would be an advantage.

The hours will be 8.30am-12.00pm or 12.00om-3.15pm.

The successful applicant will:

· be resilient.

· be positive, show initiative and flexibility.

· possess a good sense of humour.

· be a strong team member.

· be able to liaise with the class teacher and others who will support you in your role.

· have high expectations and possess a can-do attitude to pupil achievement.

The successful candidate will hold GCE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and an NVQ2 or equivalent in supporting Teaching & Learning.

Our children are enthusiastic learners who work with staff to provide a supportive and welcoming environment.

At Wickford Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.As part of our shortlisting and due diligence process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates in advance of your interview.

The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical checks 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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Contact Information

Caroline Powell - Office and HR Manager
Market Road, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0AG
Telephone: 01268 733071
Email: admin@wickford-pri.essex.sch.uk

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