Job Description

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery is seeking to appoint an energetic, highly motivated, passionate and outstanding individual to join us as a Learning Support Assistant starting in September 2022. This one to one support role will involve supporting a year 1 students for 4 hours per day.

We welcome applications from experienced Learning Support Assistants as well as those looking to start a career in support. The ability to support in English and Maths is essential, having SEND experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

You should be a team player who can bring a genuine love of teaching and learning and a commitment to pupil wellbeing and wider school life, you will be working with fantastic staff and pupils.

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery has a strong family atmosphere and prepares pupils exceptionally well for schools of their choice at age 11+. We are a small, friendly preparatory school which and nursery for boys and girls aged 2 years to 11 years old. The Study Preparatory School and Nursery has a unique and charming atmosphere, seldom found in schools today. The well-equipped playground provides ample space for outdoor learning and play.

The successful Learning Support Assistant should be passionate about children’s learning and be able to demonstrate the following;

• Have qualifications in Maths and English and the ability to support in these areas.

• Have some experience of pupil support in a formal setting.

• To have the ability to communicate clearly with pupils.

• To have ICT skills and be able to use these in supporting pupils’ learning.

• Have an understanding of how to build rapport and positive relationships with pupils.

• Have an ability to recognise and respect diversity in the classroom.

• Have an excellent team work ethic, contributing to the professional discussions in the classroom.

• Have a professional attitude.

• Have a strong regard for student’s well-being including emotional and physical needs.

• Have a positive approach to working with children, and an ability to inspire and motivate them.

• A working knowledge of SEND needs and how to support these.

We would like to hear from you if you are interested and can demonstrate the required skills. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

Please apply ASAP, for an informal conversation or to request additional information please contact Tom on 07706 323847 or call The Study School. We look forward to receiving application.

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).