Learning Support Assistant

Lancaster School, Westcliff-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8827005-48S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Level 5, 8-12
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 18th June 2019  

Job Description

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LG Level 5 Point 8-12

Pay range: £19,945 - £21,589 pro rata

Actual salary: £13,959 to £15,106

30 hours a week, term time only 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Required September 2019

Lancaster School is a Academy special school for up to 77 students aged 14-19 with a range of complex needs: severe learning difficulties (SLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), neurological impairments, complex physical and medical difficulties, alongside students with moderate learning difficulties, who may need additional social and emotional support before transferring to local colleges at post 19.

We are looking to appoint a caring, focused and resilient colleague to join our team, who has experience and expertise working with students with severe learning disabilities and autism, or is prepared to undertake training. In return you will become part of a dedicated team of staff and Governors, who work tirelessly and aspirationally for the students, as well as working alongside happy and enthusiastic students who love to learn.

The post will involve:

· Working under the guidance of the class teacher

· Being a flexible and organised team player

· Being able to use your own initiative

· Working with individuals and groups of students

· Attending to the personal care needs of students

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged.

Applications close: Thursday 6th June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 18th June 2019

Information about the School

Lancaster School is an Academy special school for up to 82 students aged 14-19 with a range of complex needs: severe learning difficulties (SLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), neurological impairments, complex physical and medical difficulties, alongside students with moderate learning difficulties, who may need additional social and emotional support before transferring to local colleges at post-19.

Lancaster School is part of the SEN Trust Southend which opened as a formal partnership on 1 September 2017. The four special schools, The St. Christopher School, Kingsdown School, Lancaster School and St. Nicholas School have always worked closely together to create a strong group of special schools which aim to meet the majority of needs of those pupils who require specialist support in a specialist educational school with Southend. We created the Multi-Academy Trust to help us continue this work.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Tom Jackson-Owens
Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea
Essex, SS0 0RT
Telephone: 01702 342543
Email: office@lancaster.southend.sch.uk

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