Learning Support Assistant - SEND

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About the role

We are seeking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our strong and successful team. The role involves working across the school supporting pupils with range of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The position is for five mornings (08:45-12:00) and five afternoons (13:00-15:15) per week. Although initially a fixed-term contract for one year, this position is linked to funding and may be extended.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with children with SEND
  • Demonstrate nurture and understanding of individual children’s needs
  • Support pupils within the classroom to access the curriculum and provide 1-1 interventions (in collaboration with SENCo and class teacher) to develop social skills, communication and language, spellings, reading, etc
  • Monitor children’s responses to learning and modify activities alongside the class teacher
  • Have strong communication skills to support liaison with external specialists, parents and class teacher
  • Be willing to provide intimate care where necessary

Our children are hardworking and extremely motivated, and we have a very supportive parental community. Ongoing quality professional development will be provided in order to develop expertise as needed. 

If you are interested, please telephone the school office for further information and/or to arrange a visit. The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 28th September.

Mandeville 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. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2020).


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Contact details

Miss Kara Hales , Headteacher
West Road Sawbridgeworth
Hertfordshire CM21 0BL

Telephone: 01279 723737
Fax: 01279 726724
Email: admin@mandeville221.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.mandeville221.herts.sch.uk
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