Learning Support Assistant, Essex

Closing date:

The King Edmund SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,291 per annum (£9.42 per hour)
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant

25 hours per week – 43.7 weeks (term time + 1 week Inset days + annual leave)

08:10am – 2:10pm daily

£10,291 per annum (£9.42 per hour)

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our established learning support team.  The role is to provide assistance in the support and inclusion of children with special education needs in the classroom and school-wide activities across the key stages.

The successful candidate will have:

  •  Successful experience working with children in a school environment
  •  Educated to Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent qualification /experience 
  •  Ability to establish rapport and to maintain respectful and trusting relationships
  •  The ability to overcome barriers to learning with children by implementing school policies, procedures and identified support mechanisms 
  •  Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  •  A passion to improve learning and work collaboratively with teaching staff to aid the progress of all students and develop their confidence
  •  Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines
  •  A good understanding of Health and Safety, safeguarding and child protection 
  •  A commitment to equality and diversity and inclusion

In return the successful candidate can expect: 

  •  A comprehensive tailored induction programme 
  •  A mentor / ‘buddy’ scheme
  •  An extensive support programme, including a system of twilights
  •  Commitment to continuing professional development. 

Early applications are welcome.

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 31 January 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 03 February 2020

To apply, visit www.kes.essex.sch.uk and download the application form,

complete and email recruitment@kes.essex.sch.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

More about The King Edmund School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Vaughan Close, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1702 545771
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The King Edmund School is a co-educational comprehensive school for students aged 11 to 19. It is situated in an attractive semi rural area of Rochford, voted one of the top 10 best places to live in the UK. The town and its surrounding rural area no...