KS1 Learning Support Assistant SEND

Scarborough, Overdale Community Primary School, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3XJ

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 Year)


Dependent upon experience.

KS1 Learning Support Assistant SEND job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our school and support us with our growing SEND needs.
This is a fixed term post starting from September 2022 for one year. The successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or above or equivalent.
You will:
• Have relevant experience of working with children in the primary years and knowledge of SEND.
• Have understanding of supporting children with SEN.
• Understand how to work under the direction of teachers to support in meeting EHCP needs and IPM targets.
• Be supportive, nurturing, patient and understanding.
• Have high levels of resilience to cope with the demands of the role.
• Be able to develop positive working relationships with pupils, parents, staff and other professionals.
• Be willing to undertake and act on relevant professional development and training.
• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.
• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.
• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.
• Work well as part of a team.
• Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.

We can offer you:
• A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other.
• Happy and enthusiastic children.
• A school with exciting and attractive learning environments, including extensive outdoor spaces.
• A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas and a sense of teamwork.

Applying for the job

Complete the attached application forms and email to Helen Poole, Helen.Poole@northyorks.gov.uk

We actively welcome informal conversations with Vicki Logan (headteacher). Please contact the school on 01723 582360 if you want to arrange.

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Supporting documents

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About Scarborough, Overdale Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Would you like to work in a successful school that prides itself on high quality education and a calm, purposeful learning environment? Due to an increase in the number of children in our school, we are looking for a teaching assistant to work in our Y1 class and support with the SEN needs in the classroom. Overdale Community Primary School is a brand new state of the art building which is in the hub of a diverse and growing community. We pride ourselves on developing the resilience, responsibility and respect of all of our children and this is at the foundation of everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Scarborough, Overdale Community Primary School

To arrange a visit please contact Helen: Helen.Poole@northyorks.gov.uk

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