Learning Support Assistant

Chichester Free School, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 1NP

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

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Learning Support Assistant job summary

CFS is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work predominantly 1:1 with SEND pupils in the secondary phase of the school. This is a permanent position and will include:    Supporting children with their learning and personal development both individually and in groups  Fostering good behaviour and care and consideration for others and the learning environment  Providing focussed support for children with identified special needs  Support teaching and learning inside and outside of the classroom by working with identified children and focus groups  Delivering intervention programmes set by the class teacher and report on the progress made by pupils  Contributing to the assessment and progress of pupil’s learning and the maintenance of records  Supporting school events, trips and visits  Supporting the classroom teachers as required, such as maintaining the learning environment, presentation of pupil’s work and assisting with the planning of activities  Undertake break, lunch and other duties as required  Deliver basic first aid if needed (training will be provided).    Supporting the school achieve its aims by:    being aware of and following relevant school procedures and policies   promoting positive links between home and school and the wider community  respecting the sensitivity and confidentiality of information about the pupils and the school in general  being aware of daily and forthcoming events  Implement and support the daily routines within the school  being a positive role model for the pupils and parents  maintain positive professional relationships with all colleagues  actively promoting the ethos and vision of the school   attending relevant training  take appropriate action to support child protection and the safeguarding of children    The successful candidate will:    Have the flexibility to work across all school ages, but will be supporting pupils predominantly on a 1:1 basis in the secondary phase of the school  Have a desire to support and engage pupils in their development academically, socially and emotionally  Have the ability to work well with either individual pupils or with a small group  Have the ability to remain calm and confident in all situations  Be able to develop and maintain good team working relationships with colleagues and a willingness to help.  Develop and maintain good relationships with parents and the local community  Be able to use their own initiative.      All staff at CFS commit themselves to contribute fully to the ethos and life of the School in and outside the classroom. 
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About Chichester Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1015 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
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CFS is a non-profit making, state-funded school, established in response to real demand within the local area for a greater variety of schools. We have been open since 2013, and are now fully established in our state of the art facilities on the Carmelite Convent Site on the Hunston Road in the south of Chichester. We are full in all year groups from Years R to 11, with waiting lists in most phases of the School. Our PAN is 60 in primary, and 120 in secondary.

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