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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 7 months

Actual salary

£16,663.12 - £17,226.12

What skills and experience we're looking for

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 disabilities (SEND).

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 they’re upset.

You 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.

What the school offers its staff

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 website.

Applying for the job

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About Banwell Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01934 822498

Arranging a visit to Banwell Primary School

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