Learning Support Assistant Level 1, Essex

Closing date:This job has expired

The King Edmund SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,018 per annum (£9.17per hour)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Learning Support Assistant

Fixed Term Contract to August 2020

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

08:10am – 2:10pm daily

£10,018 per annum (£9.17per hour)

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our established learning support team on a fixed term contract of employment.  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. 

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 15 February 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 25 February 2019

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.



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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
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...