SEN Learning Assistant, Merstham

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Merstham Primary SchoolMerstham
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: See Advert
Contract term: Temporary

Merstham Primary School is situated in the village of Merstham and at the centre of a close and vibrant community. We are a ‘good school’ pupils are friendly, welcoming, well behaved and very keen to learn.

The school is within easy travelling distance from West Sussex, Surrey and London. Staff and families value the school’s sense of community and its commitment to educational inclusion.

We are now looking to appoint an experienced SEN Learning Assistant to support a child In Early Years with complex needs including ASD. 

The successful individual will have experience in delivering agreed learning programs; adjusting activities according to pupil need to support and enrich learning. 

Dealing with the behavioural, communication, social and emotional development of the child is integral to this role.

Initially, this role is for one hour per day (morning), however this will build up to 15 hours per week.

This is a great opportunity for a skilled individual looking for a part time role. 

NVQ level 2 required and experience with ASD and EYFS is desirable.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child with whom you are supporting. 

• Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.

• Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with outside agencies. 

• Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve. 

• Experienced of Primary School enabling environments 

• Understanding around how to observe and assess progression and attainment

If you would like to be part of the team, why not visit us? 

Please email to arrange a time for a tour.

Advert closing date: Noon 15th November 2018

Interview date: 21st November 2018

Start date: ASAP

Merstham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a school, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

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