Learning Support Assistant 1:1

Washingborough Academy, School Lane, Washingborough, Lincoln LN4 1BW

Job Category
Teaching Assistant
Job Location(s)
Grade 3
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Term Time Only
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On an extensive site, based just three miles from the vibrant city of Lincoln, Washingborough Academy is committed to providing outstanding opportunities for all children.

As a nationally recognised lead school for Values-Based Education and Food Education, we are dedicated to providing our children with experiences and skills that will have a positive impact on the rest of their lives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious, enthusiastic and friendly team. We have high expectations in all areas of our school. We have 2 x LSA 1:1 vacancies within EYFS commencing September 2021.

You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.  We would really like to meet you if you if you are passionate about working with children and have the ability to inspire learning and support development. 

You should have a high standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills.  You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable.

Experience of working with children, good time management and the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative are essential. 

All applications will be considered and while SEN experience would be an advantage, it is not essential as relevant training will be given to the right candidates.  

The main focus of the role is to provide 1:1 support to a child with Cerebral Palsy that has  significant physical needs, personal care and social, emotional and mental health needs.

You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child, that you want the very best for them and are prepared to put their needs first.

Closing date: 23:57 Monday 26 April 2021

Shortlisting date: 28 April 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 5May 2021

To obtain an application pack please download the form from our school website: http://www.washingboroughacademy.org/Our-Vacancies

Please return completed applications to administration@washingboroughacademy.org

Washingborough Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and the above post will be subject to detailed, current references and satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

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.

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.

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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