SEN 1-1 Learning Support Assistant

Corringham Primary School and Nursery, Stanford-le-Hope

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Job Ref No. ECC2006-101 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A1-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 16/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Do you want to make a difference? Are you willing to take on a challenge? Do you have what it takes to support pupils with special educational needs or social disadvantage in a mainstream setting as part of our inclusive learning support team?

Corringham Primary school and Nursery have an exciting opportunity to recruit an experienced learning support assistant to join thier friendly and supportive team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Good Ofsted school where you will be valued and appreciated.

This post will be primarily supporting children on a 1-1 basis with Specific Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities in a classroom setting to ensure that the needs of these children can be met in a mainstream setting with skilled and effective support.Further details will be provided if requested and training will be available for successful candidates. One child has Autism and Speech, Language and Communication needs and the other child has Cerebral Palsy.

Part time hours will be considered for the right applicants.

The successful applicant will:

Have a minimum Grade C / 4 in English and Maths preferably with NVQ2 or equivalent in an area relevant to this post
Have had prior experience working with children with specific learning needs or in a school setting and/or a willingness to train.
Implement planned learning activities / teaching programmes as agreed with colleagues, adjusting activities according to children's response
Support children with literacy and numeracy skills
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with SEND within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
Support children with social and mental health needs in school including support to regulate their emotions

Support children with their intimate care

Work closely with the family and other professionals to form a Team Around the Child

Be a flexible, organised and enthusiastic team player
Have an ability to show initiative and work independently
Ideally have previous experience in an educational setting
Be committed to supporting the children in their learning and a genuine passion for making a difference to the lives of all children

We can offer:

A supportive, friendly, hardworking team
A CPD entitlement with purposeful training
The opportunity to work in a good school with a drive for excellence and a culture of "no excuses" and a belief that all children can succeed
Supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their children
A highly effective learning environment
A responsive leadership team
Children who are wonderful to work with
The opportunity to work collaboratively with other services e.g. speech and language therapy.

We could say a lot more, but we think the best way for you to get a feel for what it would be like to work for us, is to pay us a visit. Mrs Julie Painter, would be happy to arrange this for you. Please do give her a call on 01375 672157.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work.

Information about the School

Our school is located in the heart of Corringham. Corringham Primary School is a GOOD school with a Proud History-first serving the community of Corringham in 1870. Many of our current pupil's parents and families have been part of the school and we even have teachers who were also our pupils.

Our aim is for every child to be the "Best That They Can Be"! Through an inspiring,creative,ambitious and inclusive curriculum we achieve high standards for all our children.We have two classes in each year group.The children are supported in their learning and social and emotional development by a highly qualified and committed team of professionals.

We have a specialised provision for children with Speech and Language difficulties. These children receive specialised Speech Therapy, Speech and Language Teaching and are also supported in their mainstream class.We also have an inclusion Hub catering for the full of range of Social,Emotional and Mental Health and Well-Being needs of our pupils. Our school is an exciting place to learn and our pupils work hard and behave well. We are proud of our focus on a child-centred curriculum where children are encouraged to achieve their fullest potential in a safe, secure and inspiring learning environment.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Julie Painter
Herd Lane
Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 9BH
Telephone: 01375 672157

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