Special Education Needs Support Worker (Longford Primary Academy)

Longford Primary Academy, Ascot Drive, Cannock, WS11 1PD
Level 3 - £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata per annum
24 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Louise Lawrence
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time

Working Hours: 26 Hours per week, Term Time only
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract - Linked to Pupil

Longford Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced Special Education Needs Support Worker.

The successful candidate must have experience of working within a school and have experience of working with children with significant needs.

The candidate should be working at NVQ level 2 or equivalent and have GCSE’s in English and Maths. Experience of Makaton, SCERTS and PECS would be an advantage.

Our successful candidate will:

  • Be child-centred in their approach
  • Demonstrate experience of working with children with significant needs
  • Be able to support the child in line with their long, medium and short term targets as set out in their Education Health Care Plan
  • Work alongside the class teacher to ensure that the child is included within all aspects of daily provision
  • Contribute to the writing of support plans alongside the class teacher and SENCO and implement and evaluate the impact of these plans.
  • Deliver a range of strategies/interventions as discussed with the SENCO to promote progress
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate.
  • Provide feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
  • Good communication skills, organised and flexible
  • Share information about pupils with other staff, parents/ carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate
  • Support the use of technology across the curriculum.
  • Be driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated

We offer you an academy with:

  • A community approach, with a focus on whole school improvement
  • A dedicated, hardworking and able team
  • Happy, enthusiastic and wonderful children to work with
  • A friendly, supportive, hard-working environment where everyone is valued
  • A strong, effective and experienced Senior Leadership Team
  • Excellent support and CPD opportunities
  • Exciting links and joint professional development with St Bart’s Multi-Academy Trust partner Academies

For further information please see our school website.

Closing date: Thursday 18 March 2021 at 12pm, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 23 March 2021.


For more information, please contact Louise Lawrence on
Tel: 01543 227410 or
Email: office@longford.staffs.sch.uk


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