Learning Support Assistant - 19.5 hours per week, Essex

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Philip Morant School And CollegeEssex

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Band 2 to midpoint
Contract term: Permanent

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - 19.5 hrs per week

Pay Range Local Government Band 2, Point 3 – 5)

Actual Salary £8,089 p.a.

Start Date: Immediate

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to work as a Learning Support Assistant (LSA), in partnership with all school staff and other professionals to support student learning.

Experience working with the Visually Impaired would be an advantage

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

• Support students with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills

• Understand specific learning needs and styles and provide differentiated support to students individually and within a group

• Establish positive relationships with students supported

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

• GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English

• Knowledge of Braille or working with the Visually Impaired

• Successful recent experience working with secondary age children

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School? 

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary

• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish 

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, and Cycle To Work Scheme

This post is 19.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time, plus Non-pupil days), however, we are willing to consider applications from people who are able to work fewer hours per week.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk quoting reference 252. Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date:  Midnight, Sunday 8th December 2019. 

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools. 



More about Philip Morant School And College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Rembrandt Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 4QS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 545222
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