Learning Support Assistant, Essex

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The Stanway SchoolEssex

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,065 - £18,795LPS
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant

Pay: LGS Band 2 to Midpoint (£18,065-£18,795 pro rata)

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant support children with Special Educational Needs.

Hours/Weeks: 32.5, Mon – Fri 8.30am-3.30pm hours term time only.  Part-time will be considered.

The start for this post is as soon as possible.

The role will involve:

• Working with individuals or small groups of children in collaboration with teaching staff;

• Proactively supporting students with activities designed to enhance numeracy and literacy;

• Supporting SEN students in gaining the ability to utilise IT in the classroom;

• Promoting positive behaviour, raising esteem and encouraging an aspirational culture;

• Working with SEN students to foster their development as independent learners.

We're looking for you if you have:

• A good standard of education (ideally Maths/English GCSE grade A* to C or equivalent);

• A commitment to high standards of achievement from students and yourself;

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to act on your own initiative;

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

What we can offer:

• A competitive Salary;

• Employee benefits: Pension Scheme, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Programme;

• A full continuous Professional Development Programme;

• Training Opportunities through our membership of The Sigma Trust.

Additional Information:

We are a very successful school, which has a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and positive Progress 8 scores for the past 3 years. The Stanway School is expanding; all the buildings are new, including brand new performing arts block which opened in September 2018.  

For additional information about our school, please visit The Sigma Trust website http://www.sigmatrust.org.uk/academies/stanway.asp 

Please note that applications can only be accepted on the attached Sigma Trust Application form.

Closing Date: 21st January 2020

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  A disclosure/status check will be sought from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate.

More about The Stanway School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Winstree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0QA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 575488


About The Stanway School

The Stanway School is a heavily over-subscribed 11-16 comprehensive school with over 1,300 students currently on roll, the vast majority of whom live in Stanway and the surrounding villages to the west of Colches...