We are seeking a dynamic, energetic and dedicated Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to work in our busy, vibrant primary school working 32.25 hours per week, term time only from 8:45am – 3:30pm (including an additional, optional hour for clubs).
Sythwood Primary and Nursery School is a popular and successful school situated in Goldsworth Park, Woking. We are part of the Bourne Education Trust. Our vision is to ensure that every child will be safe, healthy, happy, creative and will have the personal confidence, skills and opportunity to contribute and achieve more than they thought possible.
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work as part of our whole school team to support all children to make progress at our school. The role will include, but is not limited to, supporting teachers both in and out of the classroom environment and undertaking playtime and lunchtime duties.
As an LSA in our school, you may also be asked to deliver appropriate interventions to small groups and individuals, and undertake observations relevant to the learning outcomes of an activity, assessment and record-keeping. Part of your role will also be to ensure the physical welfare of pupils and assist pupils with their physical needs as appropriate and agreed.
Applicants must have GCSE C+ or equivalent in Maths and English.
This role would suit someone who:
- Is excited about learning
- is innovative and creative
- Is committed to working in a team
- Can develop strong supportive relationships with children and the community
- Will make a strong contribution to the whole school team
Our new Learning Support Assistant will join a successful school with a strong and supportive team of colleagues. This is a fixed term contract until the end of the summer term with the possibility of extension to the 2022-23 academic year.
We have recently concluded a consultation to change our term dates so successful candidates will need to discuss with us the implications of moving to new term dates from September 2022.
Please send completed application forms, or any queries regarding the role, via email to Christabel Holmes, HR Officer, using the email address on the application form. Interviews will be offered as and when appropriate candidates apply.
Sythwood Primary and Nursery 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.