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Learning Support Assistant

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Horringer Court School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£18,795 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
09 December 2019 01:00 PM
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27.5 hpw, 39 weeks per year.

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join the SEND Department at Horringer Court School.

You will be required to work autonomously under the guidance of the SENDCo to deliver 1:1 and small group support to children with dyslexic profiles and low prior attainment in literacy.

Knowledge and experience of a phonic-based approach to teaching struggling readers is essential. A qualification in supporting pupils with dyslexic profiles is desirable but not essential as training may be available.

Horringer Court is a thriving middle school campus which is part of the Bury St Edmunds All Through Trust. Our students are well behaved and enthusiastic learners. Horringer Court is an enjoyable place to work with friendly, supportive staff and provides opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the trust.

We are looking to appoint someone who has a passion for education and supporting children in their learning.

In return we offer:

  • welcoming and friendly staff
  • enthusiastic and caring students
  • a commitment to CPD.

You will:

  • have experience of working with children with low prior attainment in literacy
  • be passionate about ensuring all pupils make good progress
  • be flexible and willing to learn
  • be enthusiastic.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by Steven Palmer, Head of School and can be arranged by contacting the school office on (01284) 755626.

For an application pack, please call (01284) 755626 or email: hc.admin@burytrust.org

Please return your completed application to: School office, Horringer Court School, Glastonbury Road, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2EX. 

Interview dates: 12 / 13 December 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

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