Learning Support Assistant

Edwards Hall Primary School, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 5AQ

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 October 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale

Level 4

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, driven and experienced Learning Support Assistant to become part of our team, ensuring outstandinglearningexperiencesfor all ourchildren.

The role involves working in partnership with class teachers to assist the learning of all pupils in line with the National Curriculum, Special Educational Needs Code of Practice and school policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will work in partnership with the class teacher and will also work with children on both a one-to-one basis and in small groups. This support will include developing the children's learning, communication, interaction skills and play skills, as well as supporting their social, emotional, physical and self-care needs.

The appointed candidate will possess effective verbal and written communication skills; they will have a positive nature, demonstrating both patience and resilience. The high expectations they have of themselves and others, should enable them to motivate children to be successful. They also need to be self-motivated and be able to use their own initiative whilst being able to work as part of a team.

Previous experience of working with children in a school setting is essential.

You will be expected to:

  • Establish a good relationship with the child/children; identify and respond to individual needs using agreed systems and strategies
  • Keep children safe in a range of environments, including the playground and lunch hall
  • Work in partnership with the class teacher with clear communication about the role and the impact of your work on the learning.
  • Be proactive in finding learning approaches that work and have the flexibility to change what does not work, feeding back to the Class Teacher and Inclusion Leader as required
  • Liaise with parent/carers and external professionals
  • Contribute to reviews and meetings

We offer:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • A staff benefit scheme providing discounts on everything from food shopping to insurances and holidays, as well as 24/7 access to health care professionals and online wellbeing advice.
  • Our values driven approach and the opportunity to work in a supportive, collaborative and friendly environment.

You can find out more about our Trust and our schools atwww.lihtrust.uk

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About Edwards Hall Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
381 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01702 524470

Edwards Hall is a friendly and welcoming school at the heart of the Eastwood community. We are well resourced and fortunate enough to be set in wonderful grounds.
We believe that our school should be a safe, caring place, where all children reach their full potential as learners. Our pupils are encouraged to do their very best and we are proud of the children's achievements both in and beyond the classroom. Our talented team of staff work hard to provide an exciting curriculum for our pupils - continuously improving the opportunities and environment which support their learning and personal development.

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