- Job role
- Education support
- Working pattern
- Will consider full time, term time
33.75 hours per week, term time only plus 2 inset days.
Monday - Friday 08:15 - 15:30.
- Contract type
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- Actual salary
CFS is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work predominantly in a primary classroom within the primary phase of the school. This is a permanent position and will include:
Supporting children with their learning and personal development both individually and in groups
Fostering good behaviour and care and consideration for others and the learning environment
Providing focussed support for children with identified special needs
Support teaching and learning inside and outside of the classroom by working with identified children and focus groups
Delivering intervention programmes set by the class teacher and report on the progress made by pupils
Contributing to the assessment and progress of pupil’s learning and the maintenance of records
Supporting school events, trips and visits
Supporting the classroom teachers as required, such as maintaining the learning environment, presentation of pupil’s work and assisting with the planning of activities
Undertake break, lunch and other duties as required
Deliver basic first aid if needed (training will be provided).
Supporting the school achieve its aims by:
being aware of and following relevant school procedures and policies
promoting positive links between home and school and the wider community
respecting the sensitivity and confidentiality of information about the pupils and the school in general
being aware of daily and forthcoming events
Implement and support the daily routines within the school
being a positive role model for the pupils and parents
maintain positive professional relationships with all colleagues
actively promoting the ethos and vision of the school
attending relevant training
take appropriate action to support child protection and the safeguarding of children
The successful candidate will:
Have the flexibility to work across all school ages, but will be supporting pupils predominantly on a 1:1 basis in the secondary phase of the school
Have a desire to support and engage pupils in their development academically, socially and emotionally
Have the ability to work well with either individual pupils or with a small group
Have the ability to remain calm and confident in all situations
Be able to develop and maintain good team working relationships with colleagues and a willingness to help.
Develop and maintain good relationships with parents and the local community
Be able to use their own initiative.
All staff at CFS commit themselves to contribute fully to the ethos and life of the School in and outside the classroom.
Applying for the job
For further information and an application form, please do not hesitate to contact Sue Moon on email@example.com or on 01243 792690.
Candidates should complete an application form and supporting statement addressing the criteria presented in the role description and person specification. Completed applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Midday on 7th February 2022.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview on Thursday 10th February 2022.
A formal contract will be issued once the successful applicant has been appointed. It will be offered subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB). More on how to apply (opens in new tab)
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.