Learning Support Assistant
Salary Grade: S3 - £18,013 (annual equivalent to £13,910 pro-rata)
Hours: 33.88 hrs per week, term time, 1 year fixed term
Responsible to the Headteacher
To provide support for pupils, teachers and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils; to encourage pupils to become independent learners; to provide support for their welfare; and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school and nursery life.
We are offering:
- Enthusiastic and responsive children who are ready to learn
- Quality professional development and staff training during working hours
- A strong, supportive team of colleagues and Senior Leaders
- A positive and caring culture
- Under the guidance of the Class Teacher and following school policies, to work with individuals and groups of pupils in class and encourage their learning, organise activities and prepare resources
- To provide support for pupils emotional and social development, modelling positive behaviour, and dealing with disruption as agreed in the school’s Behaviour Policy
- To ensure the physical welfare of pupils and assist pupils with their physical needs as appropriate and agreed. This may include assisting with a child’s personal hygiene when required
- To supervise pupils in the playground and lunch hall, and to organise play time activities
- To deal with minor incidents and the health and hygiene of the children
- To attend outings with pupils, in accordance with school policies and safety guidelines, providing assistance with pupils’ care and welfare, and with the learning activities undertaken
- To run an after school club once a week
- To attend weekly staff training and briefings
- Be aware of and comply with all Bourne Education Trust’s and Sayes Court policies and procedures
- To follow the Bourne Education Trust’s procedures and guidelines on the General Data Protection Regulations reporting any breach or near misses to the Data Protection Lead for the school.
- Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
- Support the development of pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
- To undertake any other reasonable duties from time to time as may be directed by the Headteacher
Closing date for applications: 28th September 2021
Interviews: 6th October 2021
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
The Bourne Education Trust’s Board and the Local Governing Body of Sayes Court Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.
Both schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued Enhanced DBS check and accept the responsibility for the providing and safeguarding the welfare of all children.