The Governors of St Peter’s C.E. Primary School are seeking to appoint a skilled, caring, thoughtful and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant as soon as possible to support the class teacher in a cohort that has a number of additional needs.
You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils while 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 committed to continuing professional development. Candidates must 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 children with additional needs and children with challenging behaviour will be an advantage. The role will involve working 1 to 1 with a pupil for one hour per day during the lunchbreak.
St Peter’s C.E. Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This school is committed to nurturing children and promoting Christian values.
Apply online from the St Helens Council website or request an application pack from Human Resources, St Helens Council.
Please return applications, marked for the attention of Mr P Robinson, Headteacher, St. Peter’s C.E. Primary School, Birley Street, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9UR
Closing Date: 1st July 2022