We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and patient Learning Assistant to provide support to a pupil with special educational needs in KS1. This post is temporary subject to funding or when the child leaves the school and will cease in line with this.
The successful candidate will uphold our school values of Friendship, Compassion, Forgiveness, Respect, Truthfulness and Trust, Perseverance and Thankfulness, whilst developing a love of learning for our children.
The successful candidate will be expected to have good communication and organisational skills and be able to relate well to children. They will need to demonstrate positive behaviour management.
Experience of working with Early Years/KS1 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.
NVQ Level 2 qualification or working towards NVQ Level 2 is desirable, as is experience of working as a Teaching Assistant supporting learning in a primary school setting.
Sutton Oak CE Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to enhanced disclosure.
This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.
Application packs and further details can be obtained from the vacancies section of the St Helens Council website www.sthelens.gov.uk