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Marchwood Church of England Infant School

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 16/09/2019 at 12:00

Job Start Date: October 2019

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Payscale Grade B - £18,065 to £18,371 Pro-Rata

Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, term time only.

Location of Role: Marchwood C of E Infant School

Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@marchwood-inf.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

Our ‘Excellent’ Church of England School is seeking to appoint a dedicated, happy and professional Learning Support Assistant with a proven history of child-centred practice. Ability to professionally support the learning needs of children within the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 is essential. This is a temporary fixed term post linked to the needs of a child with SEND. The role is to start as soon as possible and no later than the end of October 2019.

This job vacancy, which has come about at short notice due to the placement of a child here at Marchwood who has identified SEND needs.

 The role of Learning Support Assistant is a critical role in the workings of any school and often one of the most demanding – particularly when young children with specific learning or additional needs are involved. We are looking for a person who is professional, approachable, caring and conscientious yet also someone who can be adaptable and flexible when the need arises. The ability of working as a member of a team is essential.

 This position is for a Learning Support Assistant who will work within a classroom setting meeting the specific needs of a children in support of the teacher. The LSA will be instrumental in ensuring that a daily programme of activities and learning are completed and that a named child (or group of children) are engaged and involved fully in their learning. There will be an expectation that LSAs will support learning wherever and whenever it is required within a weekly timetable. Any specific and targeted training will be offered through the school upon appointment and in consultation with a variety of professionals. The role will include opportunities for performance management on a termly basis – a process which allows the school to measure success, impact and progress as well as an opportunity for the LSA to pursue professional discussions and improved professional development.

Application Procedure

Further details, including application pack, are available on request or via the school website www.marchwood-inf.hants.sch.uk 

Closing date: Monday 16th September 2019 (12pm)

It is hoped that interviews will be held at the school on

Monday 30th September 2019 or Tuesday 1st October 2019

Safer Recruitment

Marchwood Church of England Infant School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Twiggs Lane, Marchwood, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 4ZE

Telephone: 023 8086 8819

Website: http://www.marchwood-inf.hants.sch.uk

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