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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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One of our partnerships schools in Witney is seeking an inspirational and dynamic Learning Support Assistant to join their expanding team of support staff. They are looking for someone to start ASAP and the successful applicant would ideally be able to work full-time.

This is a special school for primary aged children who have been identified as having Severe or Profound Learning Difficulties. All pupils attending this school have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The school believes in creating opportunities for both pupils and staff to succeed in their own goals.


To uphold and work towards the school's vision, values and aims, supporting the school's ethos and mission.
To support the teacher and colleagues with the organisation and teaching of individual educational programmes, behaviour support and well-being of pupils.
To enable pupils and their parents/ careers to make the most effective use of the educational opportunities offered.
To participate in personal professional development to support your own job effectiveness and to support the priority areas identified in the School Development Plan.
To support and encourage opportunities for integration and inclusion wherever appropriate.
The successful candidate:

Good communication skills - both verbal and written.
Able to carry out manual handling, personal care and to support the pupils in the swimming pool (under the guidance of the therapists).
Ability to use own initiative and deal with challenges in a range of settings.
Experience of working with young children / children with SEN or experience of supporting young people and/or adults with learning difficulties.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well aas the Right to Work in the UK. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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