Learning Support Assistant with SEN, Plumstead, London

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Timbercroft Primary SchoolPlumstead, London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant – 35 hours per week - Term Time Only

APT & C Scale 2, Salary £18,330 - £18,396 FTE. Inclusive of London Weighting and depending on experience. 

Annualised Salary - £15,800.45 - £15,857.35  

Would you like to work in a Centre of Excellence for Inclusion?   Timbercroft Primary School, a part of the Maritime Trust, is looking for a Learning Support Assistant who can support children who have Special Educational Needs. The successful candidate will be working with children who have an EHCP plan or who require specific additional Special Needs support in class.  We are looking for someone who has: 

• Experience of supporting children with ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) in a formal educational unit 

• An understanding of other learning difficulties including ADHD and dyslexia 

• The ability to work in a dynamic environment 

• To be able to work as part of a busy and flexible team. As well to the qualities and experience described it is essential that candidates have empathy for pupils with ASC, (and other learning difficulties), and appreciate the everyday challenges facing pupils with SEND.

 We can offer you: - friendly, enthusiastic, well behaved children; - bespoke training, tailored to your specific needs and the role; - a supportive team. Physical Effort:  The job is likely to involve some lifting of children and equipment on a regular basis.  Training will be provided where necessary.  Safeguarding Children  This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children,   young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Staff must work in accordance with our Child Protection procedures and  Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and understand their role within that Policy. All candidates will require a full DBS check.  Closing dates for applications will be Friday 24th November and interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th December. Successful applicants will be notified.  

Please contact Janet Finch via email on jfinch@timbercroft-maritime.org for an application pack. Please note only applications received on the form provided will be accepted. No CV's.

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More about Timbercroft Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Timbercroft Lane, Plumstead, London, SE18 2SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8854 6915
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