There is a classroom support role available for an enthusiastic, creative and confident Learning Support Assistant to support teaching and learning at Thringstone Primary School. This role will include supporting individual children with specific needs in the classroom. We are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to cope and deal with constantly changing priorities.
- LSA support for a child in Reception starting school in August with an EHCP. This is funded support and initially the child will go through an agreed small step induction process. When the child is not in school the role will be a general classroom support role. There is intimate care support required in this role. This role is for 22.5 hours per week and could be covered by 1 person. Alternately it could be divided between 2 people giving: 5 morning sessions from 9.00am - 12.00 = total 15 hours or 4 afternoon sessions from 1.00 - 3.00pm = total 8 hours
• Have experience of working in a primary school
• Have a good level of English and Mathematics with GCSE qualifications or NVQ3
• Have high expectations to promote learning
• Demonstrate excellent classroom practice
• Work within a hardworking, dedicated team
• Have the ability to adapt supportive practice depending on specific needs
• Have a good sense of humour
You will be acting as a role model for the children in school and will be working in partnership with the class teacher and the rest of the staff, so it’s vital that you have good reading, writing and numeracy skills. Great communication skills are a must too as you’ll need to be able to communicate well with staff, pupils and parents. Good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to build positive relationships are also essential to this role. Working with class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
WHAT WE OFFER:
• Term-time hours
• The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
• Good opportunities for personal and career development.
THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL
• Work with the class teacher, SENCO and other support staff to prepare resources and deliver lessons to individuals and small groups
• Follow and implement all school policies and procedures
• Be reliable, punctual and consistent in their work
• Work on their own initiative
• Use relevant technology and equipment
Thringstone Primary School is committed to the welfare & safeguarding of their pupils &
staff. All new employees will be expected to follow a Code of Conduct and undertake a