Learning Support Assistant, Surrey

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Sythwood Primary SchoolSurrey

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Full Time Equivalent £15,461
Contract term: Fixed Term

A Learning Support Assistant is needed to work in our busy, vibrant primary school working 31.33 or 32.33 hours per week, 37.8 weeks per year. 

The Governing Body of Sythwood Primary School and Children's Centre is inviting applications for the role of Learning Support Assistant. 

Our vision is to ensure that every child will be safe, healthy, happy, creative and will have the personal confidence, skills and opportunity to contribute and achieve more than they thought possible. 

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work as part of our whole school team to support all children to make progress at our school.

The role will include, but is not limited to, supporting teachers both in and out of the classroom environment and undertaking playtime and lunchtime duties. 

As an LSA in our school, you may also be asked to deliver appropriate interventions to small groups and individuals, and undertake observations relevant to the learning outcomes of any activity, assessment and record-keeping. Part of your role will also be to ensure the physical welfare of the pupils and assist pupils with their physical needs as appropriate and agreed. 

Applicants must have GCSE C+ or equivalent in Maths and English. 

Sythwood Primary School is a popular and successful school situated in Goldsworth Park, Woking. We are part of the Bourne Education Trust and have recently grown to a 3 form entry school. 

Our school has excellent resources, which include a specialist centre for visually impaired children, a Breakfast club and an After-School club. We also have a Children's Centre with a reach of over 3000 families. Sythwood has many links to international schools, through the International Primary Curriculum. 

This role would suit someone who:

- is excited about learning

- is innovative and creative

- is committed to working in a team

- can develop strong, supportive relationships with children and the community

- will make a strong contribution to the whole school team

Our new Learning Support Assistant will join a successful school with a strong and supportive set of colleagues. Our recent, 'Good' Ofsted report said "Staff are overwhelmingly positive about the school and feel proud to work there. They report that leaders are supportive and help them to achieve their best!". 

We would love to show you around our school, so please email Katie Fontaine on the application email provided to arrange a visit. 

Interviews will take places as and when suitable candidates apply. 

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More about Sythwood Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Sythwood, Lake View Estate, Horsell, Woking, Surrey, GU21 3AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 770063
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Sythwood Primary School and Children's Centre is a large and diverse school with over 600 children aged 2-11 on our roll and over 120 members of staff.

We became an Academy on 1st January 2014, joining forces with other like-minded schools as part of...