Learning Support Assistant 2 - Blackheath Primary
The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our committed and dedicated team. They should be proactive, show initiative at all times and have a firm but fair approach. They should have the welfare and safety of our children at heart at all times.
The successful candidates will provide a high level of care for all of the children and have the desire to work with children.
They will take responsibility for ensuring the pupils’ welfare, safety and supervision at all times under the direction of the class teacher.
The post involves providing general classroom support in KS1 or KS2 as well as delivering interventions to small groups of pupils.
Candidates should have the following qualities and experience:
* minimum of NVQ level 2 in a relevant qualification
* of working in an educational establishment
* as a Teaching Assistant
* of supporting children working in KS1/ KS2
* of providing support to children with varying challenges
* in creating resources to help the child/ren they are supporting
The person appointed will have high standards and expectations in all areas of school life and will be committed to a teamwork approach. The successful candidate will be responsible for administering basic first aid, if required (training will be provided).
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our pupils and expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an Enhanced DSB check.
For further information and to request an application pack please contact the school office preferably via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms are returnable directly to the school. Candidates invited to interview will be asked to complete a short task.
Closing date – Thursday 27th September
Interviews – Tuesday 2nd October
30 hours per week
Band B, SCP 9 to 13, £16,755 to £17,391 pro rata (£8.68 to £9.01 per hour plus a Living Wage supplement to £8.75 per hour)
Blackheath Primary School, Britannia Road, Rowley Regis, B65 9NF
Thursday 27th September, 12noonSupporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification