Learning Support Assistant with Midday Duties

Runwell Community Primary School, Wickford
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Job Ref No. ECC2901-146 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint a friendly, energetic and experienced Learning Support Assistant with Midday Assistant duties. We are looking to recruit someone with an excellent understanding of ASD / SEMH / SpLD to join our highly professional team.

You will be:

  • · Conscientious, patient and enthusiastic at all times and have an ability to build rapport with children, creating a safe teaching environment.
  • · Positive and motivational with strong communication skills.
  • · Happy working on a one to one basis with the children.

You will be expected to:

  • · Take some responsibility for the progress of your pupil.
  • · Help to organise the classroom to create a positive learning environment.
  • · Work with others to plan and coordinate work.
  • · Take part in school events and activities.
  • · Work alongside outside agencies.
  • · Remain calm and professional when working with children with challenging behaviours.

The LSA element of this role will be paid on a scale 3.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.15pm, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

The Midday Assistant element of this role will be paid on a scale 2.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, one hour per day, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; this post is subject to the relevant checks.

What we can offer you:

  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Free tea and coffee available in the communal staff room.
  • Sociable and friendly staff.
  • Staff social events.
  • Employee benefits include: Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme

At Runwell we values diversity and inclusion and are committed to improving our efforts in this area. We believe that having people from diverse backgrounds not only in our own team, but also in our governance, is key to achieve our mission. For this reason, we welcome and encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age, or socioeconomic background.

*Please ensure that you refer to the full job description and person specification when completing the application form and demonstrate how your experience, skills and competencies make you suitable for this position. Incomplete application forms will not be accepted*

Regrettably, due to limited resources and the large number of applications often received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application. Please note that we are unable to accept unsolicited contact by recruitment agencies.

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

Sharon Langmead
Canewdon Gardens
Runwell, Wickford
Essex, SS11 7BJ
Telephone: 01268 735329
Email: admin@runwell.essex.sch.uk

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