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.
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.
role will require both 1:1 and small group work and will support a
child working within a whole class setting.
You should have previous
experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other
high level needs such as global delay and have experience of working with
children who have Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs.
looking for someone who has experience working with children who require a
Total Communication Approach and have knowledge
of how to support communication with strategies such as PECS (Picture Exchange
Systems) and Makaton.
experience implementing positive behaviour management
experience of supporting children with personal care
experience of delivering evidence based, targeted interventions
to move children forward.
experience of delivering speech & language/physiotherapy/occupational
Bournville Primary School is a modern, fully inclusive school
for 2-11 year-olds in Weston-super-Mare. At Bournville, we are passionate about
children’s education. We are informed by the most up-to-date and relevant
research and we are not afraid to take risks and try something new. Our
teachersencourage children to have enquiring minds, take pride in
their achievements, and have respect for moral and personal values.Bournville is more than just a school, it is a family that
understands and works with all aspects of the child. Adults who work at
Bournville will be advocates for the children in our school and have excellent
ability to develop relationships with children and families.
Bournville 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.
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