Learning Support Assistant - Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), Walton-on-the-naze

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Hamford Primary AcademyWalton-on-the-naze

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11,231 per annum, actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

£11,231 per annum, actual salary

30 hours per week, term time only

Hamford Primary Academy has been chosen to provide a primary enhanced provision for children with ASC in North East Essex.  Our purpose built provision provides for up to 8 pupils with high functioning autism in the age range of 4 - 11. It’s primary purpose is to provide a specialist learning environment which facilitates these pupils accessing mainstream education.  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and inspirational LSA to work in our new and pioneering provision for children with Autism!  This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to assist in this new innovative venture working alongside the Autism Support Centre staff.

You will:

  • Have a passion for learning and high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
  • Be a strong team member who will work in partnership with staff, parents and the wider community

Previous experience of working with children with ASC is desirable but not essential.

In return, we offer:

  • A caring academy with a strong ethos of inclusion and providing the best opportunities for our children
  • A professional challenge
  • The chance to make a significant contribution to the future achievement and success of our children
  • Our commitment to your professional development

We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand.  If you would like to do this, please contact our Business Manager, Kevin Smith at sbm@hamfordprimaryacademy.org or  by phone on 01255 673415.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to a health cash plan, Local Government pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This position is required as soon as possible.  Interviews will take place week commencing 21 May 2018.

Closing date: Friday 18 May 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Elm Tree Avenue, Walton on the Naze, Essex, CO14 8TE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1255 673415
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