Learning Support Assistant
A1 / B1
27.5 (Term time only)
Temporary- 2 Terms initially (subject to funding)
We are proud of the support we give to our SEND children and the progress they make.
That is why we are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work from Early Years to KS2 to support, on a 1:1 basis with a variety of children including pupils with complex physical and medical needs or SEMH needs which may include working with a child with autism.
Ireland Wood Primary School is a happy, caring school with a warm, welcoming and stimulating learning environment. There is a highly professional, hardworking and dedicated staff team and supportive Governors. We value our family ethos and 'can do' attitude that enables our pupils to achieve their full potential.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, warm and caring individual who is able to develop a supportive relationship with children for the purpose of improving educational outcomes, self-esteem, resilience and aspiration. They should be fully committed to all aspects of safeguarding and willing to learn about the specific needs of the child they are working with.
In return we can offer:
• A chance to work with fantastic, enthusiastic children who want the best start in life
• The opportunity to become part of a school community where children are at the heart of all we do
• A school that values your training and personal development
• Term-time working plus regular training
For an insight into the school, please check out our school website for further information.
Closing date is Monday 18th October 2021 12 Midnight
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found in the how to apply section.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.
Ireland Wood Primary 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 including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.