SEN Learning Support Assistant
A Fantastic opportunity to work in a friendly primary school.
Salfords Primary School are looking to recruit for a SEN Learning Support Assistant to support a child with Special Educational Needs.
Ideally you will have experience of working within schools or with children and be passionate about children’s learning and development.
The successful candidate will work alongside and support the Class Teacher and wider education team in making a positive impact specifically with the 1:1 support and in general on the curriculum.
This particular vacancy is for 25 hours per week, working alongside a child in year 6 supporting with social, emotional and mental health needs.
About Salfords Primary School
We believe in the development of the whole child. This will be achieved within a calm, caring, and safe environment. We have high expectations of everyone to ensure children reach their full potential. We believe it is essential to treat people equally through equality of opportunity regardless of gender, race, special needs or disability. Learning and Teaching will be differentiated to take account of individual needs by matching it to the appropriate stage of the child’s physical, social and cultural development needs. Every child will benefit from a varied curriculum presented in an interesting, exciting and imaginative manner centered on first-hand experience.
To become a great school, where children love learning, enjoy school and aspire to succeed academically, socially and emotionally. To be at the heart of our community working with parents to access learning which supports our children to grow, learn and flourish.
● Strive for Excellence
● Respect for others
● Have the Courage to try
● Treat people with Kindness
We believe that everyone learns best when they are happy and we aim to achieve this through our school values of excellence, respect, courage and kindness. We look forward to working with the whole school community as we continue the school’s journey to excellence.
What we are looking for
- Be able to develop positive relationships with young children.
- Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
- Have experience of working with children on the autism spectrum
- Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child with whom you are supporting
- Commitment to SEN
- Be a confident and a clear communicator with parents.
- Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
Why work at Salfords Primary School
- A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast-growing community
- A supportive senior management team
- Opportunities to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of the children
- Recognition of previous school continuous service.
- Excellent CPD opportunities
- Support of the wider Academy Trust teams
This is a part-time term time only post.
Salary FTE: £17,900 - £21,000
Pro Rata: £10,693- £12,545
Hours of work: 25 hours per week, between Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 3.15pm (except Thursdays 8.15am – 3.15pm)
Closing date for applications – 8th January 2021
Interview date – Week commencing 22nd February 2021
We would normally positively encourage informal visit, however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are unable to support this. Should you wish to find out more about the school or have further queries please contact us or check out our website.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please 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.