- Fixed term (July 2022)
- NJC07 £20,444.00 - NJC011 £22,129.00 Actual: £14,826.02 - £16,047.99
Learning Support Assistant job summary
This is an exciting opportunity at Henry Hinde Infant School for…
•a talented and dynamic Learning Support Assistant;
•forward thinking and able to generate innovative ideas;
•committed to an experiential and creative approach to learning with high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour;
•a strong team player who thrives within a group of mutually supportive colleagues;
•committed to their own professional development.
Learning Support Assistants make the education of their pupils/students their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Learning Support Assistants act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as Learning Support Assistants up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with others in the best interests of their pupils/students.
The postholder is accountable for:
•Promoting inclusion and acceptance of all pupils/students, encouraging them to interact and work co-operatively and engage in learning;
•Promoting independence and development of self-esteem;
•Assisting in the personal, social, emotional development of pupils/students and development of self-esteem;
•Assisting with the development and implementation of IEPs/behaviour plans;
•Using specialist skills/knowledge/training to provide support in specialist areas;
•Working with pupils/students with complex special needs, monitoring and providing for general care, safety and welfare, including tasks connected with their social inclusion and providing for their personal, physical and health care needs;
•Encouraging and reinforcing positive interactions between pupils/students working within any behaviour targets set;
•Monitoring individual/group achievements of key objectives and provide feedback to the teacher;
•Having an up-to-date understanding of the role and responsibilities of a level 2 post;
•Contributing to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school;
•Establishing constructive relationships and communication with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher.
Main role and responsibilities:
Support for pupils
Support to teacher
Support to the school
Other duties and responsibilities of LSA
Please be aware this role is on a Fixed-term contract until July 2023.
If you are interested in applying for this role please download the attached recruitment pack and application form. Instructions on how to apply are outlined in the pack. We very much look forward to reading your application.
The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all staff, children and young people and to be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion.
Applying for the job
Please read the information in this pack. If you are interested in this job opportunity, please apply by downloading the application form from our website website (www.tlet.org.uk). Completed application forms should be emailed to email@example.com or posted to:
HR Department (Careers)
c/o Houlton School
If you have any questions about the role or would like to visit Transforming Lives Educational Trust or one of our Academies, please don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or selecting option 1 on our telephone menu – 01788 593900.
If you decide to apply you should include a supporting statement with your application form (either in the application or as a covering letter) on no more than two sides of A4, giving your reasons for applying for the post, addressing information you have read in the pack and particularly the person specification, and outline any relevant experience and personal qualities you would bring to the Trust.
Please do not send a general letter; we are really looking for someone who is prepared to respond to us as an individual Trust. You can be sure that we will take time and care in reading your letter; we appreciate how much time and energy goes into writing it.More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.