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Learning Support Assistant

Required Autumn Term 2019 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified Learning Support Assistant. The successful candidate will provide support for individuals and groups of pupils predominantly in the lower school (Reception-Year 5). The hours will be 8.30am-4.00pm, term-time only.

The successful candidate will be a highly professional individual, able to demonstrate excellent levels of communication with all stakeholders and articulate the attributes of the Saint Nicholas School ethos. An up to date learning support qualification is essential.

Applications must be submitted on an official application form and sent to Julie Bradley by post or email (heads_pa@saintnicholasschool.net) by Friday 18th October 2019. Interviews will take place the following week. A full Job Description and an application form are at the foot of this page.

Saint Nicholas School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and other vulnerable groups and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. Please see job description for full details.

Joining our school community

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Saint Nicholas School.

Saint Nicholas is a happy and successful school for around 430 boys and girls aged 2½ -16. The school is situated in attractive grounds in a delightful, rural setting; there is a friendly, supportive atmosphere in the school and working conditions and facilities are excellent. The school is located close to London and Cambridge with direct train access to both, as well as being a short drive from Stansted Airport and the London Underground via Epping.

You will be joining a friendly, hard working school with a clear commitment to high achievement for all its pupils. Classes have a maximum of twenty pupils.

We can offer you:

  • a successful academic environment
  • well-motivated pupils
  • small class sizes
  • modern and plentiful resources
  • pleasant and spacious buildings
  • a variety of staff opportunities
  • continuation of TPA pension
  • wide-ranging access to training
  • provision for NQTs
  • generous non-contact time – 25% PPA
  • up to 50% fee reduction for children of staff
  • free lunch.

We respect the hard work and commitment demonstrated by everyone at Saint Nicholas School and we are proud of the caring and mutually supportive atmosphere.

Saint Nicholas School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and other vulnerable groups and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers, where appropriate, will be required to complete our safer recruitment checks including qualifications; references; enhanced DBS and barred list; proof of identity; right to work in the UK; overseas, EEA and prohibition checks. New employees will be required to submit a Staff Self Declaration form (referring to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 as amended in 2018).

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