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ELSA - Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

Newlands Primary School

Closing Date: 06/6/2022

Contract: Permanent, Part Time

Salary: £17,107 - £18,732

Reference Number: #NPS-0522(2)

Newlands Primary is a great school to work in and passionate about ensuring every child achieves their full potential and that ‘No Child is Left Behind’. We are a ‘good’ school (Ofsted 2018), with highly inclusive practice. We have children who love to learn, although many come from deprived or challenging backgrounds, so we have a very nurturing approach. Our staff team are highly skilled, hardworking and dedicated to making a difference. Along with this, we have a fantastic building, extensive outdoor learning spaces and a beautiful Rainbowfish nurture room!

We are seeking an experienced Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) to join our highly-skilled Inclusion Team.  

Are you:                

  • Eager to inspire and motivate children to achieve their potential?  
  • Someone who has high aspirations for children, is passionate about learning and wants to help remove children’s’ barriers to learning?                
  • Someone with a nurturing approach and who wants to make a difference in young peoples’ lives?  

The skills we look for in our support team include:            

  • Enthusiasm to promote learning and demonstrate a positive outlook           
  • Flexible, patient and adaptable approach to work to engage children of all abilities 
  • A positive outlook and sense of humour are also essential!  

We will offer you:            

  • Wonderful children, staff and community            
  • An exciting curriculum and stimulating environment                
  • Excellent CPD and support from our team and the Redbridge and Lordshill Federation  

Informal enquiries and visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

This role requires an enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure

Our federation and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

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