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Learning Support Assistants Primary and Secondary
Local Government Scale Point 6 - 12 (£9.94 per hour to £11.19 per hour)
31.5 hours per week, 39 worked weeks + 6/7 weeks holiday pay
Fixed Term Contract initially
We are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants to work as part of a team in this all age specialist special school. Experience with Primary/Secondary would be desirable.
Teaching groups will include pupils with a wide range of needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, learning & behaviour difficulties and communication and interaction difficulties.
Experience of special needs including autism, ADHD or language disorders and working with young people with severe and complex needs would be an advantage. Some of our pupils can present with challenging behaviour and need support with aspects of their personal care.
The person appointed will have opportunities to gain further qualifications and training.
Hours of work:
Monday: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Tues, Weds, Thurs: 8.30am - 3.30pm
Friday: 8.30am - 3.15pm
As a school we are committed to ensuring the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils.
All staff will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
Interviews will take place the week beginning 24th June 2019.
For an application pack contact Helen Grimwade/Karen Stevenson in the School Office.
Information about the School
The St. Christopher School is a specialist special school for Communication & Interaction for pupils aged 3 - 19. We work with a wide range of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, communication & interaction difficulties and range of learning difficulties. The school is part of SEN Trust Southend.
SEN Trust Southend 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.