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1:2:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant required x 2 posts available
20 hours per week
Term time only, fixed term to 31st August 2024
Scale 3, Point range 5 to 6
Actual salary between £10,933 and £11,110 per annum (includes outer fringe)
Application closes midday Monday 27th November 2023
Interviews w/c 27th September 2022
We are seeking to appoint a caring individual to support a child with complex needs. You would be required to support the child with their needs in order to enable them to access and participate in school life and make educational progress. The role would also involve working with other children in the class setting. You must be able to demonstrate your ability to act on your own initiative and work within a team. You will need to be able to understand individual needs and follow advice and plans from specialists.
You will need to:
Have gained GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths
Experience of working with children with SEND is desirable, e.g. NVQ in Learning Support, but full training for the specific position will be provided
Be a positive, supportive and caring practitioner
Have very high expectations for learning and behaviour
Have the ability to work as part as a team, be flexible, solutions focused and good humoured
Be knowledgeable of child development
It is also desirable for you to have:
Level 2 or 3 teaching assistant qualification
At least 2 years of experience working in a school
Experience of adapting the curriculum for pupils with SEND
Knowledge of successful strategies to engage pupils with specific and significant needs
We can offer:
Wonderful children who are well behaved, happy and enthusiastic, are proud of their school and are keen to learn
A caring and supportive school community
A warm, welcoming and inclusive ethos
Friendly and supportive staff
A strong commitment to your continuing professional development and personal well-being
For further details please contact Jane Tyson, Business Manager (email@example.com)
Previous applicants need not apply.
Information about the School
Lincewood Primary School is an inclusive, caring and supporting school, with children at the heart of every decision we make. We have aspirational expectations and a broad, balanced and engaging curriculum, which aims to foster a love of learning. Our school values revolve around the ICARE acronym, helping us to develop an inclusive, caring, aspirational, resilient and enthusiastic atmosphere for all.
We are a Thrive school and use the principles of Thrive to support pupils who have experienced childhood trauma and we are proud to be an Inclusion Centre of Excellence.