LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
REQUIRED FOR SEPEMBER
28.75 HOURS PER WEEK IN TERM TIME ONLY (39 weeks per year) 8.30am - 3:15pm
Salary Range ME4 pt 3-4 (£20835 - £21210 Full Time Equivalent / £14755 - £15021 Pro Rata)
Come and join us at Gorringe Park!
We are looking for:
- two Learning Support Assistants, to work with children with additional needs, who find it challenging to access the curriculum
The successful Learning Support Assistant candidates will be working closely with individual children to support their educational needs and achieve the outcomes set out in their Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).
You must be patient and caring, and be a good team player. Previous experience of working with children with additional educational needs is desirable, but training and support will be available - applicants will need to use their initiative and adapt quickly and intuitively to the needs of the children as well as a have a willingness to learn and receive direction from others.
These posts may be of particular interest to graduates considering a career in teaching and looking to gain experience.
- Particular interest and enthusiasm for working with children and supporting learning
- Experience of caring for or working with primary aged children
- Excellent literacy and numeracy skills: English & Maths GCSE, C or above
If this position interests you, email your completed applications (not CVs) or send via post/hand to the school address listed above. Visits to the school are welcomed – please telephone to arrange.
Gorringe Park is a friendly, welcoming, multicultural school, with delightful children and a commitment to meeting the needs of all. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION FORMS: 24.06.2019
INTERVIEW: 26th/27th June 2019
START DATE: 2nd September 2019
CONTRACT: Fixed term until July 2020, with the possibility of extension
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.