1:1 Learning Support Assistant (Temporary) for Foundation / Key Stage One child

Cranwell Primary School, Cranwell, NG34 8HH.

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
G2-03, G2-06
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Mr Chris Wilson
Contact Phone Number
01400 659001
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

We are looking for outstanding practitioners who must:

  • be motivated and enthusiastic with high expectations to raise standards further for an individual child and where appropriate a small group of children;
  • encourage positive active learning
  • display high levels of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills and a passion for creativity and personalised learning;
  • Have a good working knowledge of the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice;
  • Have ability to work with a child with additional needs in a caring and sensitive way in partnership with the school and family to ensure the development of the pupil’s attention to task;
  • Work closely with the SEND team through the assess/plan/do/review model;
  • Can actively work as part of a team.
  • have a calming, patient attitude with excellent behaviour management skills.

Have a good understanding of:

Autistic Spectrum Disorder ASD, and its aspects especially sensory overload.

  • have a non-directive approach and be flexible to deviate when required and be able to pre-empt situations and act accordingly.
  • be able to deliver speech and language/OT/ Physio programmes as needed
  • adhere to the intimate care policy as required

This is a temporary contract beginning 19th October 2020, initially until Wednesday 21st July 2021 to be reviewed regularly, whilst the child remains in school and/or external funding remains in place. Hours of support could change depending upon the family circumstances and child’s needs which will be adjusted accordingly.

We offer a warm, caring ethos, and supportive staff team who are committed to raising standards, with a supportive Governing Body.

Application Forms are only available electronically from Mrs Tracey Bonfield, School Administrator.

Email:  enquiries@cranwell.lincs.sch.uk

Telephone: 01400 659001

Closing date is Friday 9th October 2020.

Interviews: Week Commencing 12th October 2020

Cranwell Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidates will be required to undertake a fully enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and appropriate health checks

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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