1 Apr 2021

SEND Learning Support Assistant Braintree Essex

SEND and Support Anywhere

KS1 Teacher

Job Description

SEND Learning Support Assistant Braintree Essex

Vacancy Details : SEND Learning Support Assistant Braintree Essex

Reception class – LSA – SEMH
Required: 12th April 2021

A temporary position has become available to join a large Primary School in Braintree as a SEND LSA. The school is Ofsted rated GOOD and are working towards outstanding.
The role is to work with a 6-year-old child who needs support for SEMH needs. The child is suffering with trauma and the school are looking for an experienced LSA who is committed to providing continuity of support to the child at school. The child is working with the EYFS and thoroughly enjoys outdoor play. The child is engaged when at school but can have bouts of anxiety and agitation. At these times, the child can become verbally and physically aggressive and you will have the full support of the SLT when this occurs. The school are looking to provide an experienced LSA to support the child for 5 mornings a week (8:30am-12pm) from 12th April 2021.

The school are ideally looking for someone with knowledge and experience of working with one or all the following:
• Trauma
• Attachment issues
• EYFS and KS1

As part of the EYFS team you will be working alongside the class teacher and 2 other very experienced LSA’s.

As the ideal LSA, you will;

• Be an excellent practitioner who aspires to being an outstanding LSA
• Have a passion for working with children and supporting their learning and development
• Be a committed team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Foster positive and supportive relationships with the children, staff and parents
• Be committed to inclusion
• Able to sustain high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Approachable with a sense of humour and able to make learning fun
• Have a confident grasp of literacy and numeracy
• Show initiative and understanding
• Be flexible, patient and engaging
• Have excellent communications skills

The successful applicant will:

• Hold a valid Enhanced DBS Disclosure
• Be eligible to work in the UK
• Be able to start immediately and hit the ground running

What we can do for you…

You will have a dedicated local consultant who has an in depth understanding of the schools in your area, supported by a fantastic team who are here to meet your needs every step of the way.
We know taking a step back from permanent work or just starting out as an NQT can be a scary experience, so we aim to build your confidence by placing you into schools which suit your own values and needs.
In times where flexible working is becoming more important to encourage a real work-life balance, 4myschools understand this and are working closely with ‘updatedge’ who provide a fantastic app that allows you to instantly update your own availability directly from your smart phone, which in turn is shared with our office systems. This gives you full flexibility to manage your own weekly calendar and pick up work when you want it.

More about us at 4myschools:
We have been delivering positive social impact from the beginning by reducing the cost of supply teachers to local schools and by paying teachers fairly. We believe that our business has the power to change lives. By joining us you will be making a difference to the schools that we work with and the children that you teach. You will also make a difference on an international level to areas of poverty in the developing world. Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education in developing countries.

4myschools provide free Child Protection, PREVENT and COVID-19 training.

COVID-19 considerations

4myschools and the school have conducted risk assessments that will be regularly reviewed and made available to the successfully appointed person.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, call 01245 353808!


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