An ELAN LSA is positive, a team
player, motivational, flexible, creative, and innovative with a supportive
nature, as well as being confident, calm, consistent and resourceful with experience supporting
pupils in a classroom environment, with Special Educational Needs or
You will work
closely with the class
teacher to resource and adapt planning and support high quality teaching and
learning across all subjects. You will help to create learning environments where pupils can expand their knowledge. You
will work with the school community to uphold our trust and school values.
You need to beproactive,
energetic,and committed to engaging pupils, developing their desire to
learn. You will help to inspire them to be confident and independent. You will
also need to be calm, patient, sensitive and able to comfort children when
will be working with children across KS2 who have a variety of SEND needs. You
will work both in and out of the classroom, supporting the children with their
academic and social needs. You will be a key person in the team working with
the children. Banwell staff are extremely supportive of each other and have a
strong focus on wellbeing.
This is both a 1:1 role
and a small group work role. You
should have previous experience
working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other high level
needs such as global delay. You should have experience of working with children
who have Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs and experience
implementing positive behaviour management programmes.
The commitment and dedication of the team at Banwell
genuinely brings the whole school to life every day. Staff work hard to
encourage and develop each pupil, as an individual, with opportunities both in
and out of the classroom that help them to be the best that they can be.
Banwell is an inclusive school where we all have, and develop, a strong sense
of responsibility, participation, cooperation and tolerance as part of a
community where every child and adult feels valued. We care for our children
and their families and work together to break down any barriers to learning and
provide support to make school a positive and valuable experience. We aim for
all children to leave our school more curious than when they arrived.
Banwell Primary School is part of Extend Learning Academies
Network (ELAN) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All
appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory
references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted
candidates. It is an offence to apply for a role that requires regulated
activity if you are barred from doing so. Any concerns will be reported immediately
to the appropriate body. Our safeguarding policy is available on the school
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Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.