Job Ref No. ECC2144-82S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 31/10/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 7th November 2023  

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Learning Support Assistant

Scale 3 (c.£8,979)

Fixed Term Contract until August 2029 or when the pupil leaves Larkrise Primary School

Term time only, 5 mornings per week 8.45 - 12.30pm

To commence ASAP

Larkrise Primary School is part of The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust and is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and capable learning support assistant who will have a positive impact on the children that they work with. Previous experience is highly desirable but not essential. You will be joining a team of hard working, friendly and adaptable LSAs working under the direction of class teachers supporting in lessons and running interventions.

We are seeking to appoint an LSA to work with a pupil with needs in a number of areas, particularly social interaction and emotional regulation. Suitable candidates will be able to interact with a wide range of children and use their own interpersonal skills to encourage the most from the children they work with.

Suitable candidates will need to be able to work as part of a team and be able to liaise with other members of staff. The successful applicant will be organised, with good communication skills, able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility, and understand the professional nature of the role.

Together with the above attributes, a good standard of English and mathematics is required. Also, lunch time duties on the playground and/or in the dining hall will be required.

Qualifications: good numeracy and literacy skills - (GCSE or equivalent in English and maths are highly desirable).

Visits are warmly welcomed. If you are interested, please contact the school office either on 01245 471 654 or by email and the Headteacher will arrange a suitable time for an informal chat.

Due to the number of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted once the advertisement has closed.

Closing date: Tuesday 31st October

Interview date: Tuesday 7th November

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

Patricia Hill
Dorset Avenue
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9UB
Telephone: 01245 471654

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