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Job Ref No. ECC2310-172S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c20th May 2024  

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Burnham on Crouch Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced SEND Learning Support Assistant. Working as part of a team, you will need to be calm, kind, flexible and dedicated. We are looking for someone who is prepared to undertake a range of training to support the needs of the children you will be working with.

This role is for 28.3 hours per week Monday-Friday and will be a "named child contract", although we will consider part time hours for the right candidate. A genuine love of working with children is essential.

The successful candidate will be required to support pupils with medical and toileting needs.

The successful applicant will:

· Have experience in supporting pupils with needs such as Learning Difficulties, Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and Physical & Medical Needs.

· Knowledge and experience of supporting pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Have a good understanding of the Early Years and Primary curriculum

· Be enthusiastic, confident and able to show initiative

· Be compassionate and patient

· Be able to work in partnership with SENCO, CT & external agencies

· Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model, and interact with them according to individual needs

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

· Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

· Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers

· Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

· Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

· Hold at least an A - C pass in GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent)

The successful applicant would be expected to:

· Assist with the development and implementation of One Plans/EHCPs

· Monitor and record pupil responses and learning

· To supervise the pupil for limited and specific periods including break times

To support the student with their intimate care

· To assist with escorting the pupil on educational visits

· To physically assist the pupil where necessary during activities e.g. swimming

· Use initiative and contribute to creating a stimulating and purposeful learning environment.

· Work in partnership with other teaching assistants

· Encourage independence and promote self-confidence

· Support the class teacher where necessary in planning differentiated work for the pupil

· Create simple resources to support the pupil's work, as appropriate

· Attend INSET days and training as identified by the Head teacher

What we can offer you:

A warm, welcoming and supportive whole school team

· High quality support & training

Children who are wonderful to work with

· Opportunities to work with other professionals and outside agencies

· Mentoring by an experienced colleague

· Being part of a recognised Ofsted outstanding provision

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

Mr Alex Russ
Burnham on Crouch Primary School
Dunkirk Road, Burnham-on-Crouch
Essex, CM0 8LG
Telephone: 01621 782070

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