Learning Support Assistant

St Nicholas School, Southend-on-Sea
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Job Ref No. ECC8827004-35S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £18,099-£19,358
Position Start Date: 01/07/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 09/05/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: Wednesday 15th May 24  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and hardworking team, as we are increasing the size of our school.

The successful candidates will need to be flexible and be prepared to assist pupils on an individual basis as well as in small groups or a classroom environment. A good level of English, Maths and ICT skills is essential.

The successful candidates will ideally have:-

· Experience of supporting pupils with complex needs

· A caring, patient nature

· The ability to be flexible

· The ability to work well within a team and independently

We can offer you:

· A comprehensive induction package

· A warm, welcoming and supportive whole school team

· Opportunities for continuing professional development both in school and across the MAT

· A school with a strong and caring ethos where the well-being of everyone is nurtured

· An amazing class of students

· A supportive Governing Body

The working hours are: 31 hours per week, term time + 5 days of INSET : 8.45am - 4.05pm Mondays, 8.45am - 3.05pm Tuesdays to Fridays

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post therefore requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, medical clearance and positive references.

Please contact the school for further details and an application form

Information about the School

St Nicholas School is an academy special school, situated in Southend-on-Sea, which is part of the SEN Trust Southend. The school offers a quality, inclusive education for secondary aged students (11-16). Our students all have a range of learning needs and enter the school with a statement of Educational Needs, or an Educational Health & Care Plan.

It is our aim to encourage every student to achieve their full potential, to become an independent adult and an active member of their local community, relative to their ability.

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

Jo Strickland
St Nicholas School
Philpott Avenue, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4RL
Telephone: 01702 462322
Email: JStrickland@st-nicholas.southend.sch.uk

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