Weston Green School
An exciting opportunity for a part time 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to work in our wonderful, nurturing independent school from January 2021.
Do you have experience as a TA or 1:1 support in KS2?
Do you have enthusiasm, and energy to work as part of our supportive and friendly team in an inspiring school environment?
Weston Green School is a 2 form entry independent school situated in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Our school is a special place where children grow and thrive to become independent and confident young people, who achieve exceptionally well but also enjoy their experiences immensely and develop a life-long love of learning.
We are seeking to appoint a part-time Learning Support Assistant to work within KS2 and to work 1:1 with focussed individual learning and support within class. The role will start from January 2021.
Whilst the role is temporary for 2 terms in the first instance, there is scope for the role to continue in the next academic year too.
We seek someone who :
Is an enthusiastic and dynamic member of our team
Has experience of working with pupils who have additional needs (although not essential)
Preferably has experience of supporting pupils in the classroom, under the direction of the class teacher
Has an excellent broad knowledge of the KS2 curriculum
Has excellent & positive behaviour management skills
Has the ability to work as part of a team under the direction of a teacher as well as being able to show initiative.
Has a working knowledge of phonics, spelling, grammar, punctuation, maths and comprehension for KS2 children as well as an understanding of ways to support learners.
Can show a commitment to developing good relationships with; children, staff at the school, parents and outside agencies
Has high expectations and is friendly, hardworking and supportive and above all flexible!
We can offer:
A small, friendly two form entry school with a strong pastoral and community ethos
A supportive, caring and inspiring team
Children who are fun, and exciting to teach
Small class sizes
Excellent development opportunities
The contract will be each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.30am - 12.30pm term time only. Salary £10.96 ph (12 hours per week)
Closing date: Thursday 3rd December at 12:00 noon
Interviews held: Thursday 10th December PM
We welcome visits to the school. If you would like to find out more or arrange a visit please contact Eryn Caddick (SENCO) or Rachel Ranger.
Weston Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection Policy which can be viewed in the Policies section of our website.
Weston Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups.