3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

NJC Point 4 £23,114 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a Special Education Needs Learning Support Assistant (SEND LSA) to start as soon as possible on a part-time basis working 20 hours per week term time only. The role is offered on fixed term contract for 1 year. The Learning Support Assistant role is vital to the school and involves supporting children with a variety of needs including Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP’s). We are particularly interested in speaking to individuals who have a background in Speech and Language, ADHD, ACMH and Autism.

Working hours:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 9am -1pm
  • term time only

Successful candidates should have:

  • Experience of working with and caring for children
  • Experience of working with children with special educational needs.
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching, mentoring and guidance
  • A commitment to promoting and fostering good relationships between children and with parents and colleagues

You should:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to build effective relationships with students, parents and other staff
  • The ability to relate in a firm and friendly way with a wide range of personalities
  • The ability to use initiative
  • Be willing to undertake direction and guidance
  • Have a good understanding of behaviour management strategies
  • Be able to work as part of a team

In return we can offer you:

  • The chance to be part of a Multi-Academy Trust that genuinely cares about YOU
  • The chance to work with a supportive team.
  • An excellent CPD training programme with REAch2 and beyond.
  • A tenacious and courageous senior leadership team who care fervently about inclusion and promote creativity and thinking outside of the box
  • Fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic pupils (and staff).
  • Proactive parents waiting to join us on our journey to excellence
  • Membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
  • As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

What the school offers its staff

  • The chance to be part of a Multi-Academy Trust that genuinely cares about YOU
  • The chance to work with a supportive team.
  • An excellent CPD training programme with REAch2 and beyond.
  • A tenacious and courageous senior leadership team who care fervently about inclusion and promote creativity and thinking outside of the box
  • Fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic pupils (and staff).
  • Proactive parents waiting to join us on our journey to excellence
  • Membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
  • As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Further details about the role

Please download the Application Pack for more information about the role.

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About Martlesham Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
125 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01473624409

Arranging a visit to Martlesham Primary Academy

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