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Learning Support Assistant (SEND)

Cuddington Community Primary SchoolKT4 7DD

Please note as a result of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), some interviews are still going ahead but remotely via TEAMS or SKYPE.

Required as soon as possible.

We require enthusiastic, compassionate and dedicated members of staff to  work as Learning Support Assistant (SEND) at Cuddington Community Primary School on a permanent basis. This Learning support assistant role is to support children either in small groups or on a 1:1 basis to access learning across the afternoons. in our mainstream classes. It will also include Midday Supervision of the children at lunchtime under the guidance of the Lead Midday Supervisor.

Working pattern: Monday-Friday, 12.00pm - 3.00pm (three hours per day).

Candidates should possess a good level of numeracy and literacy as well as good interpersonal and listening skills and demonstrate a commitment to helping children achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will work closely with the class teacher to support the learning, emotional and social needs of the child. The successful candidate will be subject to a robust induction programme to support their transition into the role and training will be provided to support them when working with children with additional needs. Candidates can expect to receive safeguarding training, training in phonics, and specific training related to the needs of the child the will be working with.

Cuddington is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. Our aim is to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to learn through purposeful play, in a safe and stimulating setting.  We take great care to provide a wealth of opportunities, both indoors and outdoors, for children to explore and investigate the world around them. Our children are excellently behaved and our team is a supportive and caring one.

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
  • Excellent benefit package to include: Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.
  • Eye care vouchers.

For more information on Cuddington Community Primary School and working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please  check our web site. To find out more about us, please check our school website: https://www.cuddington.thpt.org.uk/

If you have any questions about the job role or the application process, then please contact our Recruitment team on recruitment@thpt.org.uk

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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