Reference: JOB-77890
Location: Hemsby Primary School
Job Hours: 25
Phase: Primary
Job Type: Temporary
Job Time: Part Time
Salary: £11.98 - £12.38 per hour (Scale C/D)
Closing Date: Sat 31st Aug 2024

Learning Support Assistant

Hemsby Primary School

School Loke

Great Yarmouth

NR29 4LH

Tel: 01493 730364

Email: hos@hemsbyprimary.org.uk

Website: www.hemsby.norfolk.sch.uk

Head of School: Donna Walker

NOR: 149

Age: 4-11

  • Salary - £11.98 - £12.38 per hour (Scale C/D)
  • Temporary until 31 August 2025
  • Part time
  • 25 hours per week
  • Term time + 1 week

We wish to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant. You will work as a member of a friendly and committed staff in a supportive environment where teamwork is valued. We are a popular and successful school and part of the Caister Primary Federation. Pupils learn and behave well in a well-resourced environment’. The primary responsibility of this job role is to work with teaching staff to support the learning needs of the children in a classroom setting, including supporting pupils with special educational needs.

This is a superb opportunity to join a school which is thriving and forward looking. It is a pleasure to work with the children and staff at this popular primary school where the curriculum is lively, exciting, and challenging. We are looking for a candidate ideally with primary teaching experience who shares our vision of high standards of learning within a creative and nurturing environment.

This post would suit someone who really wants to make a difference in the classroom. We would welcome applications from an individual who:

  • can use their own initiative.
  • communicates with skill, confidence and authenticity, with children and adults alike.
  • has a contagious enthusiasm for learning and has practice that engages children by stimulating their imagination and curiosity.
  • is highly resilient and shows a proactive, solution-focussed approach to personal and professional development.
  • can act effectively as part of a team.
  • brings a strong work ethic, proven teamwork and an excellent sense of humour to our vibrant school community.
  • is committed to ensuring the right of every child to be included, accepted, and valued for their strengths and contributions.
  • has good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • has experience of supporting pupils with medical needs

Our school offers:

  • Highly supportive and friendly colleagues who enjoy working and laughing together, including a team of experienced Teaching Assistants
  • Confident, enthusiastic and well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • Forward thinking approaches to learning, professional development and school improvement
  • An environment where good mental well-being for all is promoted
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community
  • A large and supportive team – we are part of the Caister Primary Federation

Applicants are invited and encouraged to tour the school and discuss the role with the Donna Walker, Head of School. Please contact hos@hemsby primary.org.uk to make an appointment for a tour of the school.

How to apply:

To download an application form please select the orange ‘Apply for job’ button and enter your details.

Completed applications should be returned to hos@hemsbyprimary.org.uk

Closing date:      31 August 2024, 12 noon

Interview date: TBC

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.