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Learning Support Assistant

 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join our team at Fairfield Infant School.   As a three form entry infant school rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, we are focused on ensuring our children are well-supported to embrace the best opportunities which will establish them as successful life-long learners.

 

This is a permanent role working 28.25 hours per week from Monday to Friday (8.30am - 3.10pm), term-time only.  The closing date for applications will be 27th April.

 

We are looking for someone who:

 

  • Has a caring, nurturing and highly inclusive approach for all children
  • Has high expectations and a true belief that all children can succeed and progress well
  • Is a strong team player who embraces our values, ethos and overall vision that “Everyone is valued and learning is fun”
  • Has experience of working with Early Years / KS1 children
  • Shows resilience and determination to support children to overcome potential barriers to learning
  • Has GCSE English and Maths, NVQ2 or equivalent as a minimum requirement
  • Has a cheerful disposition and a good sense of humour

 

The successful candidate will be expected to:

 

  • Work with individuals and groups of children to support their learning and development
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of safeguarding practices and confidentiality
  • Provide purposeful ongoing feedback to children
  • Support the team in assessing and reviewing the progress of pupils
  • Contribute to evaluation, review and planning discussions
  • Offer a fair and consistent approach to managing behaviour and individual needs in line with school policies and procedures
  • Prepare and organise resources

 

In return we can offer:

  • Happy, well-motivated children who are eager to learn. 
  • A warm and welcoming whole school family who are committed to working together to achieve the best for every child and family
  • High quality and personalised CPD with strong support and regular team training

 

 

Application Procedure:

 

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please complete the application form, using the job description and person specification included below to support your application.

 

Informal visits are also available during term time or during the week commencing 12th April 2021 and, where possible, we strongly encourage you to visit our school and site.  For further details and to book a visit please contact headteacher@fairfield-infant.co.uk or call 023 9248 3029 from week commencing 19th April 2021.

 

 

 

Caretaker (afternoons Mon - Thur 2 - 6 pm and Fri 2 -5 pm) 52 weeks per year

 

We are looking to appoint a dedicated, proactive and enthusiastic person to join our Fairfield Team.  We are committed to ensuing all our children are safe, secure and well-supported. Through their caretaking role, we are looking for someone who takes a real pride in our school, prioritises Health, Safety and Security and supports the cleaning team to consistently maintain the highest of standards.

 

We are looking for someone who:

 

  • Supports the values, ethos and overall vision of our school where…  Everyone is Valued and Learning is Fun
  • Has a positive approach and can work efficiently and effectively
  • Leads by example regarding Health, Safety and Security
  • Is flexible and adaptable
  • Has knowledge, skills and previous experience in cleaning
  • Enjoys working in a school environment with adults and children

 

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Close and make secure the building and site on a daily basis
  • Undertake a range of daily cleaning duties
  • Ensure safe storage of all cleaning materials and equipment
  • Carry out general porterage duties
  • Provide support for a general maintenance and cleaning programme to include deep cleaning, painting and decoration of the building during school holiday periods
  • Support good maintenance of the school grounds
  • Attend training contributing specifically to your role and school development

 

In return we can offer:

 

  • A highly supported role, working in close collaboration with a highly experienced site manager
  • A warm, welcoming and friendly whole school family, who are committed to working together to achieve the best for every child and family
  • High quality and personalised CPD
  • A real opportunity to make a difference and be valued for the significant contribution you make

 

Application Procedure:

 

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please complete the application form, using the job description and person specification to support your application (this can be found on our website, please follow the link above).

 

Informal visits are also available during term time or during the week commencing 12th April 2021 and, where possible, we strongly encourage you to visit our school and site.  For further details and to book a visit please contact headteacher@fairfield-infant.co.uk or call 023 9248 3029 from week commencing 19th April 2021.

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd April with interviews planned for Thursday 29th April.

 

 

 

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