Learning Support Assistant

Glenwood School, Benfleet
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Job Ref No. ECC7054-235 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4 Points 6-7
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 29/08/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Learning Support Assistant

Start date:ASAP

Hourly rate £10.39 to £10.60. Scale 4 Point 6-7.

Working hours 27.75 hours per week, term time only, Monday to Friday 9am to 3:15pm

Actual salary £12,484 to £12,733 (£19,698 to £20,092 pro rata)

Glenwood School is a thriving community special school providing for learners aged 3 - 19 years with complex learning difficulties (SLD, PMLD, ASD). We currently have over 220 learners on roll. Many learners require high levels of support, which may include personal and health care needs and or behaviour which challenges others.

This is an opportunity to join a supportive and committed staff team. We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who is positive, enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about valuing individuals.

The highest commitment to supporting the lives of young people in a committed class team.

You will be:
· able to see life from each individual learners' point of view
· passionate about supporting young people with additional needs and disabilities
· excellent at forming positive relationships
· driven by opportunities to make a positive difference
· positive and resourceful, and able to embrace an exciting, joyful but challenging day
. committed to implementing best safeguarding practice

We can offer you the opportunity to:
· spend time with amazing young people
· develop your skills, knowledge and understanding at the cutting edge of education
· join a hardworking, committed and professional team of staff and a supportive governing body
· work in a school with an excellent reputation in the community at a time of exciting change
· collaborate with a wide range of partner agencies

Please note the post holder's duties will also involve supporting young people in all aspects of personal care both on the school site and when out in the community.

The post is for 27.75 hours per week, term time only, Monday to Friday. Working hours are set as 9am to 3:15pm. An additional hour is required each month 15:30 - 16:30 for a staff meeting (Usually 1st Wednesday of the month).

Please take note of the attached job description & person specification prior to applying.

Please ensure the application form is fully completed before submitting.

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

Karen Cavalla
Rushbottom Lane, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 4LW
Telephone: 01268 792575
Email: finance@glenwood.essex.sch.uk

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