Learning Support Assistant (SEN Teaching Assistant)

Rothwell Victoria Infant SchoolNorthamptonshire

The Rothwell Schools comprise Rothwell Victoria Infant School and Rothwell Junior School of which both are good schools (OFSTED July 2016, RVIS and January 2019, RJS) which are part of the Pathfinder Schools Academy Trust.  We are based in the north of the county in the market town of Rothwell which has seen significant growth over the last few years.  

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? This could be the role for you! An opportunity has arisen to support the learning of a child in Year 2 with additional needs.  As a result, we are looking for a consistent, calm and caring person to join our team.

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who can:

• Put the child at the heart of their learning and development

• Build great relationships with their parents and families

• Work to ensure excellent progress for the specific child

• Bring new ideas to enhance our provision further

• Be a team player that can work alongside our existing staff

We can offer you:

• Well-motivated children and supportive families

• An enthusiastic, friendly and dedicated staff

• A driven and determined SLT 

• Loyal Governors

• A chance to work as part of our self-created Multi Academy Trust: Pathfinder Schools

Being part of Pathfinder Schools offers a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, as a Trust we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all members of the Pathfinder Schools community can achieve and inspire greatness.

For an informal discussion about the post email Parents.rjs@rothwellschools.org.uk marked for the attention of Joanne Loomes, SENDCO.

To apply please submit an application form and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post. Application forms can be downloaded from the Pathfinder Schools vacancies page https://pathfinderschools.org.uk/join-us/vacancies . Completed applications  should be sent to recruitment@pfschools.org.uk 

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.

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Rothwell Victoria Infant School


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