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School Name Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
School Address Charles St, Saint Helens WA10 1LN Tel: 01744 678319
Job Title Learning Assistant Level 2 + SEN
Job reference HSLA
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 3 plus SEN allowance
Pay From: £15,422.40 To: £15,629.65
Hours 30 hours per week -Term Time Only plus 5 days
Closing date 08 December 2023
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Job Description
N.B.This post is linked to external funding and will cease should funding be reduced or ceased.

The Governors of Holy Cross Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a Learning Assistant to support a child with a variety of SEND needs within key stage 2.

The candidate ideally should have at least two years’ working experience in a primary school setting and have worked with children with complex needs, including social, emotional and communication difficulties. Candidates should possess the aptitude and desire to support the delivery of quality education and have high aspirations for children with Special Educational Needs. Previous experience of working with children, within a school setting, and with SEN is essential.

The role will consist of:
• Supporting pupils with complex needs
• Provide structured programmes to support learning for pupils
• Communicating with parents
• Preparing and maintaining teaching resources
• Assist in a high quality of provision of welfare for all pupils

Full details of the role can be found in the job description.

Personal Qualities:

The applicant should be experienced, hard-working, enthusiastic, adaptable, able to show initiative and be part of a team. We are looking for someone who has a calm, patient, and reflective manner. The successful candidate should have high expectations of themselves and our children. You must be a caring, responsible person who works well in a team. You must have an understanding of SEND within a school setting and have experience of working with children displaying social, emotional and communication difficulties.

Please feel free to contact The Headteacher, Mrs Carol Gillespie, should you wish to discuss this post. Shortlisted candidates will be offered the opportunity to look round school prior to interview.
Shortlisting: 11/12/2023

Interviews: 14/12/2023

This 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 is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

All Application forms to be returned to Mrs C Gillespie, Headteacher at the school by 12.00pm 08/12/2023
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Learning Assistant L2 Job Description (3) (1).pdf
Learning Assistant Level 2 Person Specification (28) (1).pdf
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