Position: Learning Support Assistant for Pupils with Social, Emotional
and Mental Health (SEMH) (Maternity Cover)
Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery, Lancaster Gardens, Southend on
Sea, Essex, SS1 2NS
Level 5, Points 7 to 12 £20,092 – £22,183 pro rata (actual salary £15,465
– £17,074) per annum
Temporary Maternity Cover: 8.15am – 3.30pm, 33 hours 45 minutes per week, term time only
Start Date: 31st January 2022
About The Role
An exciting opportunity to join our school’s Behaviour Team
Do you want to be part of a successful team making a real difference to children? Our dedicated staff provide positive and creative learning opportunities in an environment which promotes curiosity, enjoyment and a thirst for challenge. Children at Porters make very good progress due to our commitment to excellence and ambitious drive.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to temporarily join our successful behaviour team in order to cover maternity, supporting pupils in the classroom setting, in small groups and through 1:1 support.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
Experience of supporting pupils across the primary phase
GCSE A-C/equivalent in English and Maths
A caring, patient nature
The ability to be flexible
The ability to work well within a team and independently
As part of Portico Academy Trust, Porters Grange Primary School can offer you:
A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters
A nurturing environment with wonderful children who want to learn
High quality professional development
Opportunities for cross phase work
Support and collaboration across our Trust
A well-resourced school
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Jenni Openshaw, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB
Telephone: 01702 987890 x310
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: Wednesday 8th December 2021, noon
Interviews: week commencing 13th December 2021