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School Name Sherdley Primary School
School Address Mill Lane, Sutton, Saint Helens WA9 4HA Tel: 01744 678683
Job Title Learning Assistant Level 2 plus SEN Allowance – part-time
Job reference SPPTSLA1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 3 + SEN
Pay From: £7702.57 To: £7780.29
Hours 15 hours per week - 10:30-12:00 & 12:30-14:00, 5 days per week (term time only)
Closing date 10 February 2023 (12pm)
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Job Description
Required to start as soon as possible. This post is temporary as it is subject to SEN funding.

The Governors of Sherdley Primary School wish to appoint a Learning Assistant to work in KS1 in the morning and with a child in our Early Years Pre-school provision after lunch.

The candidate ideally should have at least two years’ work experience in a primary school setting and must have worked with children with complex needs. 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, this may include some personal care
- Provide structured programmes to 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 is 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 primary school setting and have some experience of working with children with SEND. Ideally, you may have some experience of the delivery of phonics and intervention programmes.

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

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

Closing date: midday, Friday 10th February 2023
Interviews will take place after the school half term, during the week commencing 20th February 2023.

Completed applications should be returned to the school at the above address on or before the closing date. Please state on the supplication form which post you are applying for.
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Learning Assistant Level 2 Job Description.docx
Learning Assistant Level 2 Person Specification.docx
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