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SEND Learning Support Assistant

  • Employer: Upminster Junior School
  • Reference: SCH/24/281010
  • Published: Wed 15/05/2024, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 05/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 32.5, 20 or 25 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 2 Point 3
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Upminster Junior School, Havering

Upminster Junior School

St Mary’s Lane

Upminster

Essex

RM14 3BS

Tel. No: 01708 227320

Head Teacher: Miss Alison Edgcombe

E-mail:  admin@upminster-jun.havering.sch.uk

 

SEND Learning Support Assistant x 3 roles

Hours:  1 x 32.5 hours per week, 1 x 20 hours per week, 1 x 25 hours per week (39 weeks per year to include INSET days) 

Grade: Scale 2 point 3

Salary: £26,238 p.a. FTE  Pro rata salary £20,370 p.a. (32.5 hours), £12,535 p.a. (20 hours), £15,669 p.a. (25 hours).

Contract: Fixed Term until 31/08/2025 in the first instance.

Start Date:  Required September 2024

 

We are looking to appoint 3 x SEND Learning support assistants who are enthusiastic and patient. The role is predominantly working as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant within the school setting but some group work may be required.  The role involves supporting children with physical, sensory and social communication needs. Experience of working with young children with a variety of special educational needs and knowledge when managing children with emotional regulation difficulties which can present as challenging behaviour. 

Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher you will also have the ability to use your own initiative to organise tasks and activities; creating simple resources to support the pupil’s work as appropriate. You will work closely with the class teacher and school team as well as the school’s Local SEND lead and the Trust SENCO as well as working in partnership with external contacts to support for learning and development.

We are looking for a person who is calm, kind, patient and who:

  • is cheerful, positive and enthusiastic about working with children
  • is experienced in communicating with young pupils and those with learning difficulties
  • is an effective communicator with pupils and staff
  • is able to build and maintain effective relationships
  • is committed to working as part of a team

At Upminster Junior School we pride ourselves on our kind, supportive and caring environment and we provide excellent opportunities for our staff to specialise in areas of SEND learning support.  The positions are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

As part of Hornchurch Academy Trust, we can offer you:

  • Enhanced career development opportunities, working across the Trust schools.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to support career progression.
  • Mentoring support from an experienced and supportive team of staff and access to trained wellbeing mentors in all schools.
  • Continuous service granted to joining staff.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, including face to face counselling, financial, family and legal advice.
  • Staff discount scheme (HES rewards).
  • 24 hour access to online Wellbeing support App.

 

Please apply online.  No CV's will be accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 5th June 2024

Interviews:  W/C Monday 10th June 2024

 

 

How to Apply

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  • Employer: Upminster Junior School
  • Reference: SCH/24/281010
  • Published: Wed 15/05/2024, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 05/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 32.5, 20 or 25 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 2 Point 3
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Upminster Junior School, Havering

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