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Learning Support Assistant
We are seeking to appoint a permanent Learning Support Assistant for 37 hours per week, to start as soon as possible. Pay scale is Band 2: Point 12-16.
The role will involve supporting pupils with a variety of special educational needs, including learning needs and physical disabilities, both in the classroom and principally in facilitating structured withdrawal intervention sessions. The principal focus of the role is to support pupils with communication and interaction needs, such as ASD. The post would be particularly suitable for candidates with prior experience in this area.
The successful applicant will join a strong and experienced team, committed to supporting pupils towards independence. Our Learning Development area has recently been re-developed, to provide a working space suitable for 1-1 and group interventions, as well as a new staff working area.
The Sweyne Park School:
· was graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in May 2010;
· is an oversubscribed, inclusive, school;
· is highly committed to staff development, with Investors in People Gold and Leading Edge status;
· was one of the first schools in the county to gain 'Thinking School' status;
· is equipped with superb facilities and resources;
· has a highly talented team of well-qualified, loyal and committed staff.
The school is committed to continual professional development of its staff. If you believe you are suitable for this role, we would look forward to receiving your application.
We welcome visits to the school; to arrange this please contact the school on 01268 784721 or e-mail: email@example.com. To obtain further information, or download an application form, please visit our website www.sweynepark.com.
The Sweyne Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The Sweyne Park School reserves the right to deploy the successful applicant across schools within the Rayleigh Schools Trust.
Closing date: 28th January 2019
Interviews: 6th February 2019