Learning Support Assistant Level 2 - Early Years - Temple Meadow Primary
At Temple Meadow we are so excited to be recruiting once again after the challenging pandemic disruption. We have an exciting opportunity for an LSA2 on a part time permanent contract. You will be working in EY’s supporting our learners across Nursery and Reception; whilst we roll out the new EY’s Framework, as well as developing our 30 hour Nursery offer. We are looking for a motivated, flexible, adaptable and caring individual with the capacity to work to support our learners.
The working hours will be 8.45-1.15 each day. This is a permanent post. We are a ‘Good’ school, as judged by Ofsted. You will join a teaching and support team with high aspirations regarding meeting learner needs.
It goes without saying that you need to be appropriately literate and numerate to support the curriculum needs of EY’s age pupils. You will be supporting the delivery of Phonics and Wellcomm for our learners. You need to be adaptable and flexible to the changing needs of the role.
This post will start in September. You need to have an NVQ2 or equivalent in childcare, and you must have prior experience of working in school in a paid post capacity as a member of the Learning Support team (this post is not suitable for applicants with only work experience in school, neither is it suitable for teachers or secondary colleagues). LSA2 staff at Temple Meadow need to be highly professional, adaptable and child centred. This post requires experience of working in urban areas such as Sandwell within a primary school. Ideally you will have experience of delivering Wellcomm and Phonics. You will need to be calm, flexible, adaptable and professional in all your interactions with pupils. You must absolutely love working with children helping them to develop their full potential. You need to be reliable, responsible, hardworking and ever mindful of safeguarding issues.
We are very proud of our school; we offer a vibrant and stimulating learning environment. We really do have the most fantastic pupils with excellent behaviour and attitude to learning. We have a Staff Rewards Policy as our staff team are highly valued. All Learning Support come under the wing of a phase leader and are part of their team. To work at Temple Meadow, you must have high aspirations; be a consummate professional, be able to work at our pace, and always to a very high standard. We will invest in your training and support you in developing your career.
Applications should be submitted directly to the school office, either in person or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application packs can also be downloaded from the Local Authority website, as well as the school website. Potential applicants are very welcome to contact the school on 01384 569021 for a discussion prior to application.
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Please note part of our shortlisting process uses the application form to assess your literacy and presentation skills. Our recruitment process will involve a longlisting and shortlisting process, so we get the opportunity of seeing you in class interacting and supporting learning. Our long list will be narrowed down to a short list for interview in the afternoon.
Temple Meadow is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance is therefore required for this role.
Closing Date: Friday 11th June 2021 at 1200
Short listing date: Friday 11th June 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 16th June
22.5 hours per week, term time only plus 2 inset days (8.45am - 1.15pm each day)
Band SCP 2-4 (£18,198 - £18,933) pro rata (Actual salary £9704 - £10,096) (£9.43 to £9.81 per hour plus a Living Wage supplement to £9.50 per hour, payable from 1 April 2021)
Temple Meadow Primary School, Wright's Lane, Cradley Heath B64 6RH
11th June 2021 at 12 noon