SEN Learning Support Assistant - Exminster Community Primary School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £9.60 - £9.79 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

Exminster Community Primary School is an inclusive, caring school in the heart of Exminster village with our ‘Rainbow Values’ at the very core. Our values ‘Enjoyment’, ‘Potential’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Community’ are at the EPICentre of learning.

Required from 31 October 2022. This post is fixed term in the first instance until August 2023, due to staff restructuring.

An exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant has arisen to work within our large team of enthusiastic and nurturing support staff at the school to support the Special Educational Needs of children.

The position available is to work supporting individual children with SEN needs in Key Stage 1.

You will prioritise building strong relationships with children and adults and will have an enthusiasm and love of learning to share with the children.

Working under the direction of the class teacher, you will:
• Support the whole child (emotional well-being as well as academic) through our broad and balanced curriculum;
• Be flexible and adaptable in meeting the needs and interests of our children;
• Have high expectations and determination to help children achieve their very best.

We can offer you:
• A caring, inclusive school community;
• Inquisitive, enthusiastic pupils who are eager to learn;
• An open and supportive staff team who are passionate about developing the whole child.

For this role, you will need to have good literacy and numeracy skills, as well as be passionate to motivate children to do their best. You will be enthusiastic, understanding and supportive, and be able to build positive relationships with children, while establishing consistent boundaries. A willingness to work as part of a team, as well as taking your own initiative when required, is essential. Experience of working within a school in a similar role would be extremely beneficial.

If you have any questions, please email admin@exminsterschool.co.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Please download the application form below and, once completed, return to admin@exminsterschool.co.uk.
Please apply by noon on the closing date.

Interview Date: 6 October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX6 8AJ


  • Reference

    AC0351


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support


  • Salary Details

    £9.60 - £9.79 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)


  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    27.5 hours per week (additional 5 hours lunch time supervision), 38 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date

    26/09/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes