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Vacancies

Learning Support Assistant - Specialised Support

 

  • Closing Date:             Friday 1st July (noon)
  • Interview Date:         Wednesday 6th July 2022
  • Job Start Date:           01 September 2022 until 31 August 2023 or sooner.
  • Contract:                     Fixed term, pending the cessation of specialised support for particular pupils
  • Salary Type:                Support Staff
  • Salary Details:            Grade B  -  (£18,562 FTE)
  • Hours of Work:          21.25 hours per week, 8:30am – 12.45pm Monday to Friday (39 weeks)
  • Location of Role:       Newtown C of E Primary School
  • Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk

 

Newtown C of E Primary School is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant who can offer specialised support and who can work among our talented, caring, dynamic and highly motivated staff team, from September 2022 or sooner. We are a school that is rapidly moving forward, securing high standards and excellent rates of progress for all our children.

 

We believe that every child should be given every opportunity to achieve their potential and make progress in every area of school life. This position would involve supporting a KS1 child who has varying medical needs.

 

We are committed to collaborative working to provide positive learning experiences for all our pupils. Applicants must have recent and relevant qualifications. The preferred candidate will also have some or all of the following desirable qualities:

 

  • Have a knowledge of working with children or young people with a Hickman line and Gastronomy (peg fed) - as a result on medical intervention.
  • Be happy to follow a toileting programme which may include changing a child at regular intervals throughout the day 
  • Be trained in paediatric First Aid
  • Be able to follow a programme to support language and speech sound therapy work as directed by the speech therapist. 
  • Be able to follow programmes set by the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist to improve mobility and check all equipment is set up to support the child and all movement around the school. 
  • Be prepared to attend all training courses including moving and handling of young people. 
  • Has GCSE English and/or Maths at grade C or above

 

Please apply for the above position if you:

  • Enjoy working with primary-age children in a patient, positive manner and have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Are prepared to be accountable for the provision and progress of the child/children in conjunction with the class teachers and Inclusion Leader.
  • Are a team player who remains calm when things do not always go to plan
  • Are an excellent communicator who will work with a range of professionals and support both the child/children and the parents implementing programmes devised to meet the needs of the child/children.
  • Are flexible, practical, creative and can adapt the curriculum to suit the needs and abilities of the individual child.
  • Have experience of liaising with outside agencies regarding the needs and progress of the child/children.

 

Applicants should note that holidays and medical appointments cannot be taken in term-time or during working hours. Previous applicants need not apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Application Procedure:

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. If you would like an application pack or for further details, please contact the school office, on 023 9258 4048 or email adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk

 

Newtown CE Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Newtown Church Of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

 

Please note, we welcome teaching applications at anytime.

 

Please also visit the hants.gov.uk vacancies page for any future vacancies.

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