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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant

Birkbeck Primary SchoolSIDCUP

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly team to support a specific child on a 1-2-1 basis. The position is linked to the pupil’s individual EHC Plan and their attendance at our school, so is therefore offered on a Fixed Term basis at this stage.

We are looking for an individual who demonstrates an energetic and resilient nature and enjoys working with children. The successful candidates must be experienced in working with children who have a range of needs; competent in targeted support for interventions and knowledge of PECs, have a good standard of English and Maths, be able to communicate effectively with adults and children and demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and willingness to participate in training.

If you wish to discuss this post further, please contact our school office on 0208 300 4161 in the first instance. 

To apply for this vacancy please complete the Application Form, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements listed for this post. Once you have completed this, the form should be submitted via email to HR@birkbeck.bexley.sch.uk. 

Please note that applications will be considered as soon as they are received. References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Interviews will take place on Friday 1st October 2021 

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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