6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: The role is for 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8.45am – 3.15pm with half an hour unpaid lunch break.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,114

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work with a pupil with an EHCP who will be joining our Reception Class in September 2024.The role involves supporting the child in lessons and in 1:1 interventions under the guidance of the class teacher/SENCO.

We are looking for a kind, patient, resilient and motivated person to support the learning and development of this child. The purpose of the role is to support the child, in particular to promote her communication, speech and language needs as well as her social development and well being. The person appointed will need to have:

  • Caring Attitude
  • Special Needs Experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Calm and sensitive approach
  • Have the ability to deal professionally with children, parents, staff and outside agencies as necessary
  • Ability to promote positive role models
  • Demonstrate patience and empathy
  • Able to use own initiative and help develop personalised learning
  • Knowledge of child development
  • General understanding of the EYFS curriculum
  • Appropriate level of data protection, security and confidentiality awareness
  • A commitment to safeguarding children

What the school offers its staff

Little Houghton is a small village school just 10 minutes from Northampton. We are a friendly welcoming school with a supportive and hard working team of staff. We are committed to staff development and will ensure appropriate training is provided for the right candidates.

The role is for 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8.45am – 3.15pm with half an hour unpaid lunch break. The role is paid on the NJC Pay scale as Grade D points 3-4 with a starting salary of £22,737 pro rata.

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June

Interview date: Monday 10th June

Start Date: September 2024

If you are interested in the vacancy please contact Lisa Wyatt for an application pack by telephoning 01604 890788 or by e mail on:

bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk

We welcome visits to the school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical clearance and all shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Little Houghton Church of England Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
96 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01604890788

Little Houghton is a small village school just 10 minutes from Northampton. We are a friendly, welcoming school with a supportive and hard working team of staff. We are committed to staff development and will ensure appropriate training is provided for the right candidates.

Arranging a visit to Little Houghton Church of England Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@lt-houghton.northants-ecl.gov.uk.

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