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Learning Support Assistant


We are currently looking to recruit someone to join our strong team.   The post will involve working alongside the class teacher and work with the SENCO and other school staff to help meet the learning needs of a specific group of pupils with an EHCP; this may be in a 1:1 or small group setting.  The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm term time only which incorporates 5 hours daily as a Teaching Assistant pay scale Grade scale Grade 3 points range 11-13.

The successful applicant must be available every day, be calm, patient and reliable. An ability to use initiative, be creative and motivate children is also desirable.

The successful candidate will:
Be willing to undertake professional development and training
Be literate and numerate

Be calm, patient and reflective
Be able to communicate effectively with parents and other professionals
Demonstrate the ability to work as a part of a team but also be able to think for themselves

Be keen to learn, adaptable and have a flexible approach
Be able to use their initiative


In return St Mark’s is able to offer:-

• A well-respected church and community school in an enviable village setting near to beautiful countryside and a number of thriving West Sussex towns
• Pupils who enjoy being at school, behave well and have excellent attitudes to learning
• Dedicated and committed staff who work hard and enable pupils to learn
• A strong and distinctive Christian character based on a clearly defined vision and set of values that are embraced and respected by pupils, staff, governors and parents


If you are interested in the post, please contact the school office for further details and complete an application by 9am on Monday 13th June.  Interviews will take place on the 22nd  June.

Visits to the school are warmly; phone calls can also be arranged if you would like more information or have questions. Tel: 01444 400398

At St Mark’s we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory reference checks and Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.


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