The Governors of Newton-le-Willows Primary School are seeking to appoint a skilled, caring, thoughtful and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to support a pupil with special educational needs. This post is temporary subject to funding or when the child leaves the school and will cease in line with this.
At Newton Primary, you will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils whilst also promoting pupil independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. You will assist pupils so they can access the curriculum, participate in learning, and experience a sense of achievement.
Candidates must be resilient and reflective of their practice and continuing professional development. Candidates must also be able to work as part of a skilled, well - informed and positive team of staff and be able to think creatively to meet pupils’ needs.
The school, in return, can offer an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of the school and wider community and extensive training opportunities.
Experience of working with primary aged children; supporting children with additional needs (such as ASD, ADHD) and children with challenging behaviour would be an advantage. A TEAM TEACH qualification would also be desirable.
Closing Date: Friday 2nd December 2022
Shortlisting: Monday 5th December 2022
Interviews/Task: Monday 12th December 2022 – morning
This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.
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.