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We are looking to appoint a flexible and well-organised LSA to support able pupils who have a variety of challenging needs. Previous relevant experience would be an advantage.
The hours and days of the post are still to be determined but are likely to be between 15-20 hours per week, term time only.
The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of the following:
· Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
· Caring and patient nature coupled with an ability to give calm, firm and measured responses
· An understanding of how social and emotional triggers prompt behaviour responses and how to reduce the impact of these
· An ability to work as part of a team, with initiative and autonomy
The working environment will enable outstanding professional development opportunities.
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Full details of the role and department, application form, and our recruitment and retention policy are on our website - www.shsb.org.uk
Information about the School
At Southend High School for Boys, talent is nurtured and learning is valued. Challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. Pupils are happy, and prosper at the school.
We are an oversubscribed grammar school, complimented on our latest (2015) outstanding OFSTED inspection on all aspects, including our success in promoting good pupil attitudes and behaviour.
As a grammar school, high academic expectations are central to our purpose, and these are sustained through an extensive programme of support and guidance. Pupils develop their confidence and enthusiasm through a wide range of creative, sporting and other endeavours.
Southend High School for Boys stands on a superb site within walking distance of Prittlewell Station and the centre of Southend. Pupils retain fond memories of their years at the school, and stay in contact for many years.