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SEN Learning Support Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Folkestone St Mary's CEP Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3349-123S
  • Posted:05/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 2 - 4 Salary according to experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

Advert

 

St Mary’s C of E Primary Academy is a wonderful school on the sunny East Cliff Folkestone. With a large Forest school and easy access to the beach, we are blessed with one of the best learning environments a child could ask for.

 

Compassion, Service, Friendship and Forgiveness are the values our school is built on. We strive to ensure all pupils flourish and know that this needs a holistic approach from all members of our school community. We have a passionate and dedicated staff team who model excellence and strive for the best outcomes for everyone. Having these high expectations, underpinned by the highest quality of care and guidance, gives everyone the best opportunities to reach their potential and beyond; becoming life-long learners.

 

We have a young person joining us soon that needs 1:1 support and unlimited compassion to flourish. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to support this young person across the whole curriculum in their first year at school. You will be instrumental in their success and work with the EYFS team to ensure that they settle in to their new class here at St. Marys.

 

You will have:

 

  • A minimum of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • A range of recent and relevant experience of working successfully with children in EYFS an/ or KS1.
  • A competent understanding of child development.
  • An understanding of special educational needs and how this can affect a young person.
  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn and practice Makaton.
  • An understanding of strategies to support early communication skills.
  • An ability to provide consistent and structured support and to manage behaviour calmly and consistently.
  • A willingness to support with toilet training and nappy changing.
  • A sense of humour, a commitment to teamwork and a proactive nature.
  • A creative flair with an ability to inspire a young mind.

 

We will:

 

  • Support your professional development with ongoing CPD
  • Offer a well resourced and vibrant learning environment
  • Offer a team of welcoming, hard working staff & friendly pupils.
  • A warm and friendly place to work with a commitment to well being

 

This role needs an immediate start and so short listing will be completed on Thursday 15th. This role is a fixed term contract for a 1:1 support role based on a 30-hour contract, term time only.

 

Salary based on experience on the Kent range 2-4.

Information about the school

St Mary’s C of E Primary Academy is a wonderful school providing education for pupils aged 3-11 on the sunny East Cliff Folkestone. With a large Forest school and easy access to the beach, we are blessed with one of the best learning environments a child could ask for.

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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.