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Learning Support Assistant For Ks1 Child - Term Time - Special Needs Position

John Wesley Primary Sch. (CoE & Methodist VA), Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3299-67S
  • Posted:04/01/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 23rd January 2019

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The John Wesley CEMP School is a two-form mainstream primary school with currently 450 pupils. At The John Wesley CEMP School, we provide a broad and balanced education for all the children within our care. We aim to create a happy, nurturing and stimulating learning environment in which all the children can grow in self-esteem and fulfil their potential. We believe every pupil should be able to participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm.

We are looking for an individual to work alongside a KS1 pupil who has language and learning difficulties . They will need to be passionate about working with children with Special Educational Needs, and who can help us make a positive impact on our students lives. The successful applicant will ideally have experience working with children who have autism and language difficulties and have the initiative to follow and implement personalised education plans with the child in order to help them reach their full potential. They will need to have high standards of work ethic in terms of motivation, personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards, good communication and team work.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate, sharing a commitment to support our vulnerable children and young people.
  • Ideally have some knowledge or experience working with children and young people with SEND.
  • Have the enthusiasm to provide personalised learning experiences to children and young people with SEND.
  • Have a calm, patient and encouraging manner, with an ability to make learning fun.
  • An ability to be self-motivated and manage time effectively in order to maximise children’s learning time.
  • Flexible and willing to support children in a variety of situations.

It is essential that the applicant has good literacy/numeracy skills (at least to Level 5 of the National Curriculum) and should preferably hold an NVQ3 or equivalent teaching assistant qualification. Further experience with positive handling, language interventions and or autism training would be beneficial to the role.

We are committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to appropriate DBS checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

The John Wesley CEMP School is a two-form mainstream primary school with currently 450+ pupils. At The John Wesley CEMP School, we provide a broad and balanced education for all the children within our care. We aim to create a happy, nurturing and stimulating learning environment in which all the children can grow in self-esteem and fulfil their potential. We believe every pupil should be able to participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Rachael Harrington
  • Address:Wesley School Road, Cuckoo Lane, Singleton, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5LW
  • Telephone: 01233 614660
  • Email: headteacher@john-wesley.org.uk

Fax: 01233 626729

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.