St Bernadette Catholic Primary School

SEN Learning Support Assistant
Post Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing date: 29/10/2021
Closing time: 11:59 AM

Specific purpose 1:1 role for a child currently in year one.

Work Pattern: 28¾ hours per week, 8.30am – 3.15pm (1 hour unpaid break), Term-time only;
Salary: Scale 2 £14,309 - £14,568 per annum inclusive.

A job-share is available for the right candidate

Are you passionate about supporting children with additional needs within a mainstream primary setting?

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic learning support assistant in Key Stage one to start as soon as possible to work with specific children on a one to one basis. The position is for 28¾ hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.15pm term time only although a job-share will be considered for the right candidate. The position is a specific purpose contract.

We wish to recruit a candidate who demonstrates a high level of commitment to supporting children with additional needs through ensuring that they have equal access to a fulfilling curriculum during their time at our school. Do you have the skills to plan, prepare and evaluate a range of personalised learning and social and emotional interventions to enable our children to grow and thrive at St. Bernadette’s?

For this post, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, be flexible in your approach, have effective communication skills, a willingness to become involved in professional development and the ability to support children in their learning. The ideal candidate would have a keen interest in developing their skill set to support children with additional needs particularly children with ASD and/or language and communication difficulties

The School welcomes applications from candidates sympathetic to the ethos of our Catholic school. An informal telephone conversation with the Headteacher is encouraged. Please note that this is not a permanent contract and the position will cease to exist in the event of the funding being withdrawn.

Closing date: Friday 29th October 2021
Please apply early as shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

CVs will not be accepted

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Safeguarding Statement
St Bernadette Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.


Our Location
Address: 160 Long Lane, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB10 0EH