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About the role

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and committed Learning Support Assistant to work with a specific pupil in Lower Key Stage 2 with special educational needs. 

You will require patience, flexibility and be committed to helping children develop as independent and confident individuals.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be able to work closely with the class teacher, the SENDCo, the SEN team and external advisors, as well as being confident to work independently, as required.  You should be keen to learn, be able to work on your own initiative, and carry out advice consistently.

The successful candidate will have a GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths and a high standard of written and spoken English.

In return we offer the successful candidate:

  • A positive and caring working environment
  • A friendly, dedicated, and supportive staff team
  • A well-resourced working environment
  • A strong commitment to CPD with quality mentoring and development support
  • A healthcare plan which includes well-being care, physiotherapy, stress counselling and lifestyle health screening days

Visits to the school are actively welcome

Safeguarding & Welfare
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be sought prior to interview and successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Diversity & Equality
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.


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Contact details

Louise Taub , Secretary/PA
Northgate School Cricketfield Lane Bishop's Stortford
Herts CM23 2RL

Telephone: 01279652376
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