Learning Support Assistant, Cambridge

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Sancton Wood SchoolCambridge

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Hourly Paid
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a qualified Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to work one to one with pupils with Special Needs.  The role is term time only for 7 1/2 hours per week during normal school hours.

Job Description


  • To work in partnership with, and under the guidance of the SENCo and any other professionals (class teacher), concerning the educational, emotional, social and physical needs/well being of a named child.
  • To liaise with SENCo and class teacher in delivering a planned programme of individualised work to the named child.
  • To monitor and report on progress with the planned programme of individual work.
  • To work with the child in a planned way individually, in a small group, or as part of the larger class or, when the teacher is working directly with the child, to work with other children.
  • To help with setting up and maintaining activities which the named child is involved in.
  • To maintain notes and observations/other records, as directed, concerning the named child.
  • To play a part in the creation and maintenance of a happy, caring, and stimulating environment throughout the school by treating all children, parents and fellow professionals with kindness, openness and respect.

Enthusiastic, self-motivated, demonstrate enthusiasm, drive and ability to work as part of a team and make use of their own initiative when appropriate.  Prior SEN experience required for 20 hours per week.  Have NVQ level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent qualifications or experience.

Job location

More about Sancton Wood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 16 years
Address: 2 St Pauls Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2EZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 471703
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