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EYFS Learning Support Assistant - 1:1 with SEN child

Vacancy Summary
Suttons Primary School
Grade 1/2 Point 1-5
Suttons Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/09/2020 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Suttons Primary School

Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6RP

Tel. No. 01708 443393


Temporary EYFS Learning Support Assistant (LSA) – SEN

To work 1:1 with a SEN child whilst they attend the school.

Hours: 27.5 hours x 39 weeks per year (pro rata)

Salary: Grade 1/2 Point 1-5

Contract: Temporary

Commencing As soon as possible


Suttons Primary School is a vibrant emerging two-form entry primary in the heart of Hornchurch. We opened our brand new state of the art school building in January 2017. We have strengths in Music, Drama, French and the Arts. We are committed to supporting children’s emotional wellbeing. This is an exciting time for the school as we have just moved into a new building fit for 21st century teaching.

We are looking for a committed and passionate Learning Support Assistant who strives to give children the best start in life. The successful candidate will be responsible to the inclusion manager and will: 

  • Have a proven record of being an excellent classroom practitioner and can demonstrate a passion for children’s learning through consistently high quality interactions. Experience of working with ASD children and using Makaton would be an advantage;
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Share a drive and commitment to work in partnership with children, staff, parents and other professionals;
  • Have excellent teaching, managerial and inter-personal skills with high expectations of pupils' achievement;
  • Establish supportive relationships with the pupil concerned so he/she will learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own;
  • Promote the acceptance and inclusion of the pupil with SEN, encouraging pupils to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner;
  • Support the pupil in developing social skills both in and out of the classroom.


We can offer:

  • excellent continuing professional development;
  • supportive staff who are receptive to new ideas and initiatives;
  • enthusiastic and well behaved learners;
  • a welcoming French speaking school where children are happy, safe and well-behaved;
  • friendly and dedicated staff, parents and governors;
  • strong ICT provision to support and extend learning and assessment;
  • a supportive leadership team; and
  • a very well-resourced school. For more information please refer to the school website for further details: www.suttonsprimary.co.uk

Please apply online by visiting www.haveringschools.jobs and submitting an application form.


Closing Date: Thursday 11th September 2020 - 9am

Short listing Date: Friday 12th September 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 16th September 2020


Please be advised that applicants who are shortlisted will be required to teach a lesson as part of the interview process.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply

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