Learning Support Assistant

Social Care & Education
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning Support Assistant

Wheatley, Oxfordshire

Full Time / Permanent

Start: ASAP

£17,000.00 to £20,000.00 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits package

Opportunity for an experienced Learning Support Assistant at highly regarded SEN Primary school in Oxfordshire - Learning Support Assistant salary: £17,000.00 to £20,000 Per Annum - Full Time position.

As the ideal Learning Support Assistant, you will have a key role to play in the development of their pupils. The Learning Support Assistant will be joining an excellent, well established and dedicated team that is committed to the wellbeing and development of every child within their care.

About the Primary School;

  • Primary school in Oxfordshire which has 'Good with Outstanding features’ OFSTED rating
  • Committed to SEN (special educational needs) providing opportunities for pupils to achieve success, encouraging pupils to have belief in themselves and their abilities.
  • Highly regarded within the Oxfordshire area for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Small class sizes to ensure that each child receives the attention and the level of teaching they need in order to make sure progress
  • The School Leadership Team works collaboratively and inclusively to support and nurture the whole School community

Required skills of the new Learning Support Assistant;

  • Minimum NVQ Level 2 Qualification
  • Experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant/Classroom Assistant/Learning Support Assistant
  • Broad knowledge and experience of the practices and procedures within Education
  • A current enhanced DBS certificate
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Building strong lasting relationships with the community

Desired skills (not essential);

  • Experience with SEN (Special Educational Needs) as a Learning Support Assistant with young individuals
  • Supporting in a special needs environment
  • NVQ Level 3 Qualification

All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

Closing date: The closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 18th May 2017