Learning Support Assistants
Hours of work: 17.5 – 25.5 hrs per week - Monday to Friday, term time
Salary Full Time Equivalent: Grade B1 £18,562 to C3 £19,314, depending on qualifications and experience
Starting date: November/December 2021 – as soon as possible after interview
Are you keen to have a positive influence on children’s lives?
Would you like to contribute to giving all children the very best start to their lifelong learning journey?
Do you have a sense of humour and enjoy contributing to a hardworking and committed team?
If so, then come and join us.
We are looking for two enthusiastic, hardworking and dedicated LSAs to support the children across our school from November 2021. This may be in with all the children in a classroom, or supporting an individual with an EHCP. You will need to be flexible, adaptable, resourceful and patient as the role will be varied, exciting and also very rewarding.
Applicants should have:
- recent, relevant experience of working as an LSA, or volunteering in an Infant or Primary School setting
- high standards of literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE Maths and English language A* - C or equivalent)
- excellent IT skills including a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
- an appreciation of the importance of confidentiality, honesty and integrity
- a positive and professional manner with high expectations and excellent attention to detail
They should also be:
- a cheerful, friendly team player who demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humour
- able to relate well to children, parents and colleagues
- flexible and adaptable, with the ability to remain calm under pressure
- willing to take a full and active role in the life of the school.
Understanding or experience of supporting children with Language and/or social communication difficulties would highly beneficial.
If you are interested in applying for this post, please read the Job Description and Person Specification (below) before completing and submitting an application. Please direct any questions to Jo Harding at firstname.lastname@example.org. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that emails will be read and replied to during the October half-term week.
Closing Date: Tuesday, 2nd November 2021 at midday
Interviews: Friday, 5th November 2021