Learning Support Assistant (1:1)
‘Encouraging everyone’s Light to Shine’
Hours: 10 hours per week (split between 1 full day and 2 half days)
Hours to be discussed and agreed with candidates
Term-time only plus INSET Days
Contract: Fixed term until August 2023 subject to external funding or the child leaving the school. Required as soon as possible
Salary: JG3 £19,650 - £20,043 per annum pro rata (pay increase pending)
£4,583 - £4,675 per annum actual salary (pay increase pending)
We require a creative and committed LSA to support a child in Year Five working on a 1:1 basis. The child requires support with social interaction both within the classroom and some playtimes, so some experience or knowledge of supporting pupils with social and emotional needs would be beneficial but not essential.
We can offer you:
- A well-resourced modern building
- A committed, supportive and friendly staff team
- Enthusiastic and motivated children
- A school ethos based on high expectations and the development of the ‘whole child’
- A caring, Christian ethos
- A commitment to professional development for all staff
We are looking for someone who is:
- An excellent practitioner
- Enthusiastic, creative and caring
- Committed to enabling children to achieve their potential across the curriculum
- Able to work effectively as part of a team, communicating well
- Able to work with professionals from other agencies
- Able to implement intervention programmes, monitor and evaluate their success
- Able to show initiative and reflect on their own practice
- Able to build effective relationships with all stakeholders
We would encourage visits to the school from any interested candidates.
Closing date: 7 October 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed
Northleaze is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to full DBS checks as well as satisfactory references.
The Lighthouse Schools Partnership – Northleaze Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all in our community to share this commitment. Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. As part of the shortlisting process an online search will be carried out. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.
We are also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, particularly those from underrepresented groups.