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Vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of our team.  Experience with supporting children with learning needs, speech and language needs or other general learning support work would be an advantage, as would having a good spelling, mathematical and grammar knowledge as well as IT skills. Although experience in these areas is desirable, full training is available for the right candidate.

 The work involves:

  1. Supporting groups of children or individuals so that they can be the best they can be! This may be supporting group work, helping children with behaviour choices, or nurturing individuals so that they become confident, independent learners. You will be asked to help teachers by displaying work, photocopying, preparing or clearing away equipment & resources and keeping the environment tidy and attractive.
  2. At lunchtime you would be responsible for caring for children by ensuring that their eating area is set up and clean before and after lunch, supporting lunch eating and then supervising and encouraging co-operative and fair play.
  3. In the afternoons, you will deliver interventions for individuals or specific groups of children from across the school.

The post will be for 28 3/4 hours per week (mornings and afternoons), 38 weeks (term time only).  Salary will be Grade B point 1 - 2 (£17,364 -£17,711 full time equivalent) dependant on experience, on a pro rata basis.

Should you wish to apply for the post,  please contact Sharon Onley School Business Manager for an application form. Please email bursar@wootton.northants-ecl.gov.uk  or call on 01604 761679. CVs will not be accepted 

The closing date for the post is 4.30pm on 29th January 2020. It is anticipated that interviews will take place in the week commencing 3rd February 2020 with a start date as soon as possible after appointment , following safer recruitment checks. Successful applicants will be informed by telephone in the first instance if selected for interview.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS check and references will be sought to ensure suitability to work in a school.

Wootton Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

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