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Learning Support Assistant (Permanent)

Beech Hall SchoolMacclesfield

Beech Hall School is looking for an experienced and dynamic Learning Support Assistant, ideally with a focus on mathematics, to join their team from 4th January 2022. The core purpose of this role is to support specific pupils within the classroom environment, small group situations and on a one-to-one basis as required.  LSA’s will work with teaching staff to raise the learning and attainment of pupils whilst also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.

This is a challenging and varied role and an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated person with good interpersonal skills with ideally previous experience of delivering support for the teaching and learning of mathematics. 

We are looking for someone who is flexible, able to use their own initiative and can work well in a team situation. The candidate will follow the direction of the teacher whilst also understanding the child they are working with and how to differentiate the task appropriately to suit their needs.

Duties will include running specific programmes and activities to assist the pupil’s individual learning and social needs. The candidate will also be responsible for implementing the targets on the pupils’ School Focus Plan (SFP) in liaison with the class teacher and SENDCo.

Beech Hall School prides itself on the inclusion of all staff members in the involvement of the life of the school and expects flexibility to undertake additional roles as and when required.  It is expected that all staff will attend staff briefings before and after school, break and lunchtime duties, training, inset days, extra-curricular activities and meetings as appropriate.

In addition to working in the beautiful surroundings of Beech Hall School and with committed and friendly colleagues, staff will also benefit from:    

  • Competitive rates of pay     
  • Access to the staff pension scheme       
  • Free lunches  on-site     
  • Generous staff discount on nursery and school fees       
  • Wellness programmes, including access to the on-site gym and pool    
  • On-site parking

Positions within our Learning Support team are valued and highly regarded, and for that reason we offer competitive rates of pay.  As such, even though the role is term time only, the salary is for the full year and not pro rata.  This is a permanent position.

More information about our school can be found on the school website  You are warmly encouraged to get in touch with any questions you may have, or better still, why not come and see us for yourself?  Should you wish to have an informal discussion about this role or make an appointment to visit us, please call Mrs Fern, Director of Inclusion, on 01625 422192.

A full job description including person specification is available to download via the TES and school website. Please apply using the school application form, which should be sent with a covering letter (no longer than two sides of A4) outlining your suitability for the role. Completed applications should be returned by email to Mrs Graham, School Secretary by 5pm on Friday 10th December 2021. 

Interviews will be arranged for week commencing 13th December 2021.

Beech Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including enhanced DBS checks.

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