Learning Support Assistant – 1:1 SEN
Fixed Term contract until August 2022.
5 days per week (26.67 hours)
Term time + 1 week
Grade 5, Points 7 to 8 – £11,625- £11,858
Start Date: can be discussed at interview
We seek a candidate who is experienced in providing support to pupils on a one to one basis to help them cope with the classroom environment.
The Learning Support Assistant - SEN will be required to work with an individual child with special educational needs to provide care and encouragement, supporting them to participate in planned learning activities and to support their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development. They will also need to support them within the whole class and in small groups to become more independent.
The ideal candidate for the role will be NVQ Level 2 qualified or equivalent with demonstrable experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting. The ability to adapt communication and listen to the needs of the pupil will be essential to being successful in this role.
To apply for this position please submit your application along with a supporting statement to explain your suitability and reasons why you are applying for the role.
Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 27th September 2021
Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 30th September 2021
If you wish to find out more information about the role before applying, please contact the Headteacher Chris Chorlton
We look forward to receiving your application!
• We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils, appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed, this includes a criminal record (DBS check)
• Candidates must have the right to work in the UK to work for our Trust, you will be asked to provide this evidence if you are shortlisted for interview
• We are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics or disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable
Mercenfeld 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.