Come and join our fantastic team as a Learning Support Assistant (LSA).
The Governors of our welcoming Schools seek to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Learning
Support Assistant (LSA) who has experience of working with children who have challenging behaviour.
The role is to provide support for a child who has attachment and emotional regulation difficulties,
which can result in a heightened sense of anxiety and sensory seeking behaviours. The successful candidate will be flexible and a team player. They will be experienced in working with children who have special educational needs, particularly those with attachment difficulties who require support to develop their social and emotional skills. Experience of working as an ELSA or within a nurture group would be desirable.
The role is term-time only (39 weeks per year), with hours between 17.5 and 30 hours per week.
Please state your preference within your application. Hours would be broken down as follows;
- 5 afternoons a week (17.5 hours) Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 15:30
- 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 08:45 - 15:30
Salary in Surrey PS3 range.
- 17.5 hours, between £7,176 and £7,559
- 30 hours, between £12,301 and £12,959
For a suitably qualified and experienced LSA, salary in Surrey PS4 range.
- 17.5 hours, between
£7,748 and £8,558
- 30 hours, between £13,283 and £14,672
We offer an exciting and challenging environment, a dedicated, hardworking and supportive staff
team and excellent opportunities and commitment to staff professional development. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged via our HR Manager, Emma Dennis. We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. Please also be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/ interviews have taken place.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020
St Martin's C of E Voluntary Aided Schools (Epsom) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.