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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 7 months

Actual salary

£15,274.52 - £15,790.61

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.

This 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.

We are 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.

You should have:

- experience implementing positive behaviour management programmes

- 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 therapy programmes

What the school offers its staff

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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About Bournville Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
485 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01934 427130

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