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  • Location: Barry,
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  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Hourly
  • Salary Range: £12.00 - £14.00
  • Language: English
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Complex Needs Resource Base LSA - Jenner Park Primary School

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Salary: 12.80 - 13.69 GBP per Hour

About us
Our Victorian red brick building is over 100 years old, but we feel that our educational approach to be the best up-to-date practice for our children. We have a tradition of a happy environment, sound educational standards and a genuine concern for the welfare of our children.

It has always been our policy that all stakeholders should be involved with us in ensuring that our children are happy during their time in our school with communication being a key aspect to ensuring consistency.

Overall we aim to inspire everyone to strive for success.
About the Role
Pay Details: Grade 5 (Level 3) - Includes SEN Allowance

Hours of Work / Weeks per year / Working Pattern: 30 Hours per week / 39 weeks per year/ daily during term time (subject to change depending on the needs of the school)

Maternity is estimated to run from 9 th September 2024 to 11 th July 2025 but will end on the return of the substantive post holder.

Main Place of Work: Jenner Park Primary School Complex Needs Resource Base

Description:

  • To support individuals and groups of pupils to enable access to learning, this could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in specific areas or personal care.

  • To work under the guidance of teaching and/ or the school leadership team and within an agreed system of supervision contributing to the teachers planning cycle to ensure all pupils have equal access to learning.
About you
The LSA should be appropriately qualified:

  • Very good numeracy/literacy skills.

  • NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification

  • Training in the relevant strategies to support learning e.g. Makaton, literacy or specific areas of hearing, sign language, dyslexia, ICT, Maths and English.

  • Appropriate first aid training.


The LSA should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • how to support children in literacy and numeracy;

  • how children learn and how to motivate them.

  • the principles of child development and the learning process

  • principles of positive behaviour management

  • safeguarding processes


The LSA will be able to:

  • work with an individual or a group;

  • reinforce teaching points during teacher input;

  • model acceptable behaviour;

  • Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of IDPs.

  • Attend to pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid, toileting, feeding and mobility.


The LSA will:

  • Show a calm approach

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Have an understanding nature

  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and hard working

  • Have the ability to adapt to a variety of situations

  • Demonstrate initiative in the class room

  • Be passionate about seeing children progress in all aspects of their life

  • Have a sense of humour
DBS Check Required: Enhanced

EWC Registration Details: It is a statutory requirement that applicants for these posts have to be registered with the Education Workforce Council before they can start work in a school. If you are not already registered further information including how to register can be found at www.ewc.wales

How to apply
Return Application forms to Jenner Park Primary School - post or email ( jennerparkps@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk ) for the attention of Mr D J Morris (Head Teacher)