1:1 Learning Support Assistant

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About the role

The Governors of Summercroft Primary School wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work specifically with a named child who has Special Educational Needs. The contract is fixed term as it is linked to funding while the child attends Summercroft.  The successful candidate will be reliable, enthusiastic and committed to children's learning. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to use their own initiative, able to work and follow advice from a wide range of professionals and have excellent behaviour management skills.

We are seeking someone who has experience in working with children with learning difficulties and who can contribute effectively within the class team as well as being confident to work independently. An interest in the specific difficulties, ability to take initiative and a flexible approach within the classroom would be advantageous. Being confident with managing behaviour in a calm and consistent manner and employing a variety of approaches with a sense of humour are also important aspects. 

The contract is for 15 hours/week worked over 5 days - term time only.

We hope that having read this job description you are interested in the role with all the benefits of support and training that are a part of working at Summercroft Primary School. If you would like more information before applying, please contact Cate Phillips directly or drop an e mail to cate.phillips@summercroft.herts.sch.uk 

Please use the application from attched including reference to relevant experience, interest and description about your strengths and suitability for this post.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Contact details

Summercroft Primary School
Plaw Hatch Close Bishop's Stortford
Herts CM23 5BJ

Telephone: 01279 307477
Fax: 01279 307478
Email: sbm@summercroft.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.summercroft.herts.sch.uk