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SEN Learning Support Assistant

St Luke and St Philip’s Primary SchoolBlackburn with Darwen

30 hours per week, term time only (08:45am - 3:45pm with a one hour lunch)

Fixed term for one year 

The Headteacher and Governors of St Luke & St Philip's CofE Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and popular school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to model excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the children.
  • Lead interventions for small groups of children in literacy and numeracy
  • Support children with SEND
  • Be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community

We can offer:

  • Flexible, term-time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free access to employee assistance programme
  • An inclusive and caring ethos
  • Lots of exciting and creative learning opportunities 
  • Committed and dedicated staff
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children and parents

The right candidate will have:

  • The essential qualifications and experience as detailed in the person specification, including GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above
  • SEN experience 
  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative.
  • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • A can-do attitude.
  • A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

The post is subject to satisfactory medical and DBS clearance and proof of legal working entitlement.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th September

Interview date: Monday 4th October for a task and Tuesday 5th October if successful at the task and invited back for interview 

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