• Expected start date

    1 June 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
SEN specialist
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
£11,264 per annum (£10.31 per hour)

Job summary

Learning Support Assistant
£11,264 per annum (£10.31 per hour)

25 hours per week – 43.7 weeks (term time + 1 week Inset days + annual leave)
08:10am – 2:10pm daily

We are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants to join our established learning support team. The role is to provide assistance in the support and inclusion of children with special education needs in the classroom and school-wide activities across the key stages.

The successful candidate will have:

- Successful experience working with children in a school environment
- Educated to Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent qualification /experience
- Ability to establish rapport and to maintain respectful and trusting relationships
- The ability to overcome barriers to learning with children by implementing school policies, procedures and identified support mechanisms
- Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
- A passion to improve learning and work collaboratively with teaching staff to aid the progress of all students and develop their confidence
- Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines
- A good understanding of Health and Safety, safeguarding and child protection
- A commitment to equality and diversity and inclusion

Employee benefits

• Comprehensive tailored induction programmes
• Mentor / Buddy System
• Commitment to continuing professional development
• Various staff benefits including access to free car parking, school gymnasium and swimming pool

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1543 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01702 560904

About The King Edmund School

We summarise our aims as a school by the phrase ‘IN PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE’. This captures true sense of what KES is about – always wanting to do better and improve on has already been achieved. It sums up vision for students staff others linked look achieve their Personal Best in every aspect life.. The wellbeing something we also take seriously, since want be happy, well-adjusted resilient during time at beyond. A secure student far more likely successful throughout life. opportunities offer allow develop this way skills attributes they need face future with confidence.

Arranging a visit to The King Edmund School

To find out more about our school please visit our website. We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560904 to register an interest, find out more about the school and the role.

School location

Vaughan Close, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1TL

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