SEND Learning Support Assistant

Epping Primary School, Epping

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Job Ref No. ECC3837-356 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be arranged as suitable applications received  

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SEND Learning Support Assistant (EYFS)

Pay Range: Scale 3 (£23,500 - £23,893) (plus £988 Inner Fringe) pro rata

Actual Pay: £17,295 to £17,572

Hours/weeks: 31.25 hours per week/38 weeks

Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:15pm/30-minute lunch break - Part-time working also considered

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated SEND Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly team. The successful candidate must have a depth of knowledge and experience supporting SEND as well as the ability to work well as part of a team. Duties will include:

  • Supporting a child with an EHCP
  • Working with small groups of pupils of all abilities, including SEND pupils, in an EYFS setting
  • Understanding of children's personal needs, including social, health and hygiene
  • Providing intervention support
  • Recording progress of pupils against interventions
  • Reviewing Personal learning plans including behaviour plans
  • Working alongside the Class Teacher to write and implement Personal Learning Plans with support from the SENCO
  • Carrying out specific assessments as requested.
  • Break and lunchtime duties

The ideal applicant MUST have:

  • Experience of working within a primary school with a working knowledge of Early Years
  • A positive, nurturing manner and approach
  • Deep understanding of supporting children with additional needs
  • Maths and English at GCSE level with at least a grade C
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Working knowledge and experience of supporting pupils with sensory needs
  • Must have experience working with children who have social communication needs
  • Working knowledge of how to support and develop language/communication skills

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please email or call Clifford Harrington (School Business Manager) on 01992 572408 to make an appointment.

All applications will be considered as they are received. Interviews may take place before the closing date for applications.

Epping Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our School Community. It is expected that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. This position is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance prior to appointment.

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

Clifford Harrington
Coronation Hill, Epping
Essex, CM16 5DU
Telephone: 01992 572408

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