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School Name Garswood Primary School
School Address Hamilton Rd, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 0SF Tel: 01744 678290
Job Title Learning Assistant Level 2 plus SEN
Job reference GPLA2
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 3 plus Special Needs Allowance (pro rata)
Pay From: £12837.61 To: £12967.13
Hours 25 hours per week term time only plus 5 Inset Days
Closing date 28 November 2022 (12pm)
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Job Description
Required for an immediate start. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate check.

The Governing Body of Garswood Primary School are seeking to appoint a positive, patient, and hard-working Learning Support Assistant to support a child diagnosed with complex Special Educational Needs of a social and emotional nature.

The successful candidate should have experience working with a child who requires a personalised approach to their educational provision. They will work under the direction of the Class Teacher and SENCO providing one to one education and support and contribute to securing a safe, secure, happy environment in which our children can thrive.

It is essential that the candidate has excellent literacy and numeracy skills and it would be an advantage if the candidate was familiar with a trauma informed approach, to be confident in providing a range of strategies for neurodiverse children. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

The post is subject to continued SEND funding.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Application forms are available online from

For further details please contact Mrs. Marie Chadwick, School Business Manager on 01744 678290.
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Job Application Packs
Learning Assistant Level 2 Job Description (inc Extended Services).pdf
Learning Assistant Level 2 Person Specification.pdf
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