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  • Expected start date

    5 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Working pattern
Part time
Contract type
£18,933-£19,698 FTE

Job summary


ELSA Permanent
Start date: 5th January 2022 but flexible for the right candidate
(Term-time only); 9 hours per week
Salary: Grade 14 Point 4-6 (depending on experience)

LSA (KS1) Fixed term
Start date: 5th January 2022 (hours linked to a specific child with SEND)
(Term-time only); 6 hours per week with possible additional hours
Salary: Grade 14 Point 4-6 (depending on experience)

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a combined ELSA and LSA to work across our school.  The post will be split between the following roles:

ELSA to support identified children across the school during dedicated time, including planning time and release time for ELSA supervision, working under the direction of the SENDCo
LSA to support in a Key Stage 1 class. This post is attached to a child for as long as they attend this school, and is therefore offered as a fixed term contract.
We are looking for someone who:

has a calm, patient and positive approach with children and adults
is preferably ELSA trained or experienced
has experience of working with children with additional needs
can work closely within a team of professionals, maintaining high levels of confidentiality
is consistent with the school’s behaviour management
can follow agreed protocols but also take the initiative
can adapt the curriculum to fit the needs of child they will work with
We can offer you:

full training in strategies to enable you to support children and adults
friendly, supportive colleagues within our strong staff team
dedicated time to enable the role to be carried out effectively
access to on-going professional development
a chance to work with many children across the school
St Aldhelm’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check, medical check and references.    To apply for this post, please complete a standard Application Form. Applications, marked for the attention of the Headteacher, should be returned to the school at the address given above, or by email.

Deadline for receipt of completed applications:  Tuesday 14th December 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 15th or Thursday 16th December 2021

St. Aldhelm’s VA Church Primary School
Chelynch Park, Doulting, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4PL

Telephone: 01749 880376

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
161 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About St Aldhelm's Church of England Primary School

Our school is a warm, welcoming and inclusive village school, with a strong Christian ethos and a positive partnership with our local church and community. All children are nurtured and supported to feel safe and secure here, to enjoy and feel proud of their learning and to approach and relish opportunities and challenges.

School location

Chelynch Park, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4PL

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