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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £21,189.00 Annually (FTE) Pro rata £13896 to £14148

Learning Support Assistant 1:1 job summary

Learning Support Assistant 1:1
(fixed term attached to a child)

NJC Level 2a Points 3-4 £20,812 - £21,189 FTE
Actual pro rata salary £13,896 - £14,148
28 ½ hours, Term Time Only (+5 inset days)

RESPONSIBLE TO:         Headteacher/Classroom Teacher

JOB PURPOSE:               Under the instruction and guidance of teaching staff/SLT, to undertake educational activities and attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils in order to support their learning and development and to ensure their safety.

Support for Pupils:
1.    To attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils and any other requirements depending on the pupil’s special needs and, wherever possible, make these part of the learning experience (this may include toileting, other hygiene needs, help with dressing and/or assisting with feeding if necessary).
2.    Under agreed school procedures, to give first aid/medicine where necessary; assist with programmes of special care such as physiotherapy or speech therapy under the direction of the appropriate specialist.
3.    To lead groups of pupils in varied interventions, for example phonics.
4.    To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved.
5.    Whilst there may be a specific requirement to support a named pupil or pupils with a Statement of Special Educational Needs, support to other pupils may also be required, at the direction of the Headteacher.
6.    To assist with preparation for school visits and the supervision of pupils on such visits, in liaison with the Education Visits Co-ordinator.

Support for Teachers:
1.    Within the overall plan set by the Class Teacher, to assist in devising and extending educational activities and in preparation of the curriculum.  This may include contributing to the development and implementation of Learning support Plans (LSPs) and Personal and Pastoral Support Plans.
2.    To help assess and systematically record pupils’ progress and achievements, using the results of this monitoring in further support work.
3.    To efficiently prepare, maintain and use classroom teaching materials and equipment, including organising the use of audio/visual and ICT equipment, bearing in mind the efficient use of school resources (this may include photocopying, arranging displays of work etc.).
4.      To assist in maintaining classroom discipline by working with individual and groups of pupils in developing expectations of acceptable personal and social behaviour and help make them part of the learning experience.

Support for the Curriculum:
To support the teaching of literacy, numeracy and other specific curriculum areas/specialisms as required and agreed with the Headteacher.

Support for the School:
1.    To work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team, in particular the Class Teacher, the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCO) and other LSAs; working at all times within the school’s policies and procedures.
2.    To assist in the general efficient operation of the school, including providing cover for other support staff where necessary and as directed by the Headteacher.
3.    To attend staff meetings, participate in performance management arrangements and undertake training and development activities.
4.    To maintain confidentiality at all times in respect of school-related matters and to prevent disclosure of confidential or sensitive information.
5.    To undertake tasks of a similar nature and level, as directed by the Headteacher.

Commitment to safeguarding

Roecroft Lower School is committed to the safeguarding of children and we adopt recruitment procedures that promote the safety and well-being of children. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. In line with recommendations outlined in KCSIE September 2022, we will be completing an online search as part of our due diligence for
shortlisted candidates.

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About Roecroft Lower School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9

Roecroft Lower School is a values-based school located in the small town of Stotfold, Hertfordshire. At our school we offer a well-resourced and vibrant, friendly learning environment for both children and staff to develop and achieve their full potential. We have a supportive, hard-working and committed team of staff.

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