Learning Support Assistant
28.75 hours per week (Term time only)
8.30am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday, 1 hour lunch break
Grade C - £17,224 – £18,794 FTE
Actual annual salary - £11,741 - £12,980
Term time only (40 working weeks / 45.62 paid weeks)
We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant at Alderwood School infant site.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and creative Learning Support Assistant to work at our friendly school. Responsibilities will include providing support for groups of children in English, Maths and other aspects of the curriculum. You will also need to prepare resources and assist the teacher in the day to day management of the classroom.
Experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be well supported and in-school training will be provided. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate empathy for children and an intuitive response to their needs, be able to work under direction and under their own initiative and enjoy being part of a hard-working team.
For further details and an application form, please either print from our school website, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visits are warmly welcomed.
Closing date: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 12.00 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 4 December 2018
Alderwood Infant School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects 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 Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.
In our school, we are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, whether required by law or not, in all aspects of our activities as an employer and service provider. This commitment is based on our belief in the broad principles of social justice and our aim is to provide services and employment on a fair and equitable basis. Our staff are encouraged to demonstrate their commitment to equality by taking active steps to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good race relations.
Only those applicants who fulfil the job specification will be short-listed. 2 references will be sought for each candidate, and these references must be received before the interview.
There will be an interview panel comprising of the Head of School and SENCO. The Head of School has undertaken the ‘Safer Recruitment in Schools’ training.