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St Mary's Bentworth Church of England Primary School

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 11/11/2020 at 12:00

Job Start Date: January 2021

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B1-3 (£13754-£13987 pro rata)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm

Location of Role: St Mary's Bentworth Church Of England Primary School

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

Job/Person Summary

Can you offer our children and staff enthusiasm, commitment and attention to detail? Can you model resilience and positivity?

We are looking for a special person to join our fantastic team in January. This will be Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.30 pm. The role will be class based in Year 2/Year 3 in the morning supporting individuals in accessing the learning. Some of the afternoons the role will be focused on interventions, working one to one or in a group, strongly supported and directed by the class teachers. This afternoon role is to enable the curriculum to be fully adapted and inspirational for all pupils! This will be varied and exciting but will require many teaching and learning skills too.  There will also be the opportunity to support pupils during PPA time in a team.

Our Core Christian Values Love, Respect and Belong are lived in every aspect of the school community so that our pupils have the very best foundation for success at St. Mary’s and in their future lives. This is reflected in the outstanding judgement from our SIAMS inspection in October 2016. St Mary’s is an exciting school to work at, with highly motivated pupils and staff. We are a fully inclusive school and know that we can help every child to push their potential, develop resilience and enjoy everything life has to offer!

Candidates should have Maths and English qualifications to GCSE Grade C or above or their equivalent. Experience of supporting young children in a school setting would be an advantage but is not essential.

We are looking for someone:

Who is positive & cheerful and has a 'can do' attitude

Who has a warm & caring child-centred approach to learning and progress

Who is able to adapt learning to remove the barriers and ensure it is accessible

Who has an ability to inspire pupils

Who can work collaboratively with colleagues and who enjoys being part of a team

Who has very good organisational skills, the ability to use their initiative and to prioritise their many responsibilities

Who could, in a team, support pupils during PPA time

Who enjoys being flexible but always maintains high standards

Is supportive of our values and ethos as a Church of England Primary School

In return we offer

-Excellent CPD

-A delightful rural setting -Learners who are keen to make progress and enjoy school life

-A very supportive & friendly staff team and Governing Body

-Support into ITT programme if desired

-A friendly, welcoming and inclusive school with a strong Christian ethos.

-Excellent working environment with good resources.

Application Procedure

Under usual circumstances, we warmly encourage visits to the school and would be delighted to show you around. Sadly, this will not be taking place at the moment but if you would like to see more about us do visit our website. You can also telephone Fiona Walke in the school office on 01420 562117 or email adminoffice@bentworth.hants.sch.uk, for further information or any queries you may have.

Safer Recruitment

St Mary's Bentworth Church of England Primary 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: Church Street, Bentworth, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 5RE

Telephone: 01420 562117

Website: www.bentworth.hants.sch.uk/

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