About our School
Our school is set in fabulous and spacious grounds in South Bristol. We have three playgrounds and two areas that are specially set up for our Early Years Children. We have allotments, climbing and adventure equipment, an arboretum, a secret garden, large playing fields and our very own cycle track. With two buildings we also have plenty of space inside. We have two halls, a fully fitted cookery room with four cooking stations, a music room and a relaxing grassed courtyard. Children in the Foundation Stage and KS1 (Infants) are in one building and children in KS2 (Juniors) are in another building. We also have an ‘Eco Pod’ which is a new, fun and exciting space for children to learn in – it even has a slide inside!
We are a very hard working friendly primary school that sets high standards and expectations for staff and children.
Would you like to work in an outstanding school?
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to work alongside our vibrant staff team in support of Special Educational Needs, supporting learning across the primary age range. Experience in working with children with specific needs/SEN, would be desirable though not essential.
This position is a fixed term contract until 31.08.2022, or sooner if the pupil leaves our school.
We are looking for a person who is hard working, a consummate professional and willing to be flexible within the challenges of working in a busy primary school.
You will work as a member of an established team and will contribute to the wider school community. You will need to demonstrate the ability to work with teachers and also work independently to support pupils.
You will also need to take some responsibility for planning and preparing resources where appropriate and in making effective records.
High expectations of children’s potential and the ability to make effective relationships with children that enable learning to take place, are essential.
The successful candidate must:
- be able to work 32.5 hours per week.
- be able to work 8.30 – 3.30 inc. ½ hr lunch break
- be able to work Monday – Friday, including 5 INSET days
- have recent experience of working as an LSA
- meet the essential criteria as laid out in the employee specification
- be approachable, organised and an excellent practitioner
We are able to offer:
- Delightful, motivated, well behaved children
- A team of hard working and supportive colleagues
- Interested and involved parents and Governors
- Opportunities to get involved in whole school and wider community events
- A commitment to your professional development
For further information about our school, please visit our school website.
Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit on Friday 24th September at 4.30pm. We encourage you to wear a mask at all times when on the school site.
To apply please complete the application form together with a letter of application that details reasons for wanting the post and an outline of what you can offer the school within and beyond the context of the post.
Applications and supporting statements to be submitted through Eteach.
Applications Close: 31st October 2021 at 4pm
Shortlisting Date: 3rd November 2021
Interviews: 5th November 2021
'We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.’
It is our policy to seek references prior to interview and use these to frame safeguarding questions during the interview.