SEN Learning Support Assistant
Temporary Position - Commencing as soon as possible
Grade 5.7 - Pro-Rata Salary = £12,398 p.a. (Equivalent to £18,426 FTE)
This is a temporary one year position but may be extended as it is linked to pupil funding.
We are looking for a caring, experienced and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for working with young children to join our busy school team.
You will work one to one with specific children to help support them to fully access all aspects of the curriculum. As part of your role you will, under the direction of a teacher and SENCo, support in the learning process and utilise your skills to assist the teacher to create an educational environment in which the pupil's all round development is achieved in accordance.
You will promote development and learning, and will help to ensure full participation.
This role will include attending to the pupils’ personal needs including toileting, hygiene, dressing and eating, as well as help with social, emotional, welfare and health matters reporting problems to teacher as appropriate.
The ideal candidate will be:
- Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child with whom you are supporting.
- Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
- Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with outside agencies.
- Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve.
Please visit our website for more information on our school.
You will be working 30 hours over five days per week
Between 8.30am to 3.30pm, term time only.
This position is defined as temporary as it is funding dependent.
If you’d like to apply for the post, please submit the following to the school:
- A completed application form
- A covering letter clearly stating why you think you should be considered for this post.
Application form can be obtained from the school office or our website.
Closing date for applications: 9am on 21st September 2020
Interview date: 28th September 2020
Thank you for considering joining our team!
If you are invited to attend for interview, references will be taken up prior to the interview date.
If you have not received a response to your application by 27th September 2020 then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Thank you for considering joining our team! Church Hill Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.
Church Hill Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.