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Vacancy Details

Learning Support Assistant

Sheringham Nursery School & Children's Centre
£15,000 - £19,999
Sheringham Nursery School & Children's Centre
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/10/2017 at 23:59 PM
Sheringham Nursery School & Children's Centre

Learning Support Assistant to work with young children who have special educational needs

Sheringham Nursery School
Sheringham Avenue
London E12 5PB
0208 553 2479

Fixed term contract: from as soon as possible until 25th July 2018

This post could be suitable for a candidate with a Level 3 qualification in Early Education and Childcare, or an unqualified candidate who has experience of working with young children with special educational needs.

Salary for qualified staff: scale 3: £18,657- £19,623 pro-rata
Salary for unqualified staff: scale 2: £18,357 - £18,396
36 hours per week, term time only
Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of young child with additional needs?

Sheringham is a highly successful Newham Nursery School, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We have a happy and vibrant working environment. We are a designated National Teaching School and we offer excellent opportunities for your continuing professional development.
From our exit interviews, we know that staff who have worked at Sheringham Nursery School rated their experience as 5 stars (out of a maximum of five). 100% of staff said they had the support and guidance they needed to do their jobs well.
“I loved the staff and the community. I am so grateful for the exceptional level of training I was given. I could not have asked for better mentors.”
(former member of staff).
We are looking for an enthusiastic learning support assistant with experience of working with children with special educational needs to join us.

• You will need to be a good communicator, self -motivated and committed to the inclusion of children with additional needs.
• You will be interacting and playing with a wide range of children, inside and outdoors, throughout the session.
• You will be working under the direction of our SENCO and liaising with the children’s families and external agencies.
• You will be enthusiastic about taking children out on regular outings depending on their interests, potentially including swimming.

We can offer you a well-resourced, newly-built environment for play-based learning with a strong, experienced and friendly staff team.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check.
You are very welcome to come and visit, by appointment, or phone the headteacher (Julian Grenier) for an informal discussion on 020 8553 2479 or email julian.grenier@sheringham-nur.newham.sch.uk

Before you apply, please ensure that you will be available for interview on the morning of 19.10.17.

Deadline for applications: 16.10.2017 (23:59 p.m.)
Shortlisting: 17.10.17
Interviews: 19.10.17 at Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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