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D Post LSA

D post is 32.5 hrs full time £30296.00 - £349834.00 (pro-rata)

Actual salary £15723.00 - £18078.00

Monday – Friday 8.45 – 3.45

We are a school for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex behaviours based in Olton, with a Satellite Centre at Green Lane in Shirley. We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to start asap at our Reynalds Cross site, supporting pupils within our school.  You will be based at the main Reynalds Cross site but there will be an expectation that you travel to the Green Lane site to work also if required.  Our school caters for pupils with a range of special educational needs and challenging behaviours.

You will work under the instruction/guidance of the teacher to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.  Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. A collaborative approach to planning, developing, assessing and implementing programmes of work is essential. To assist with the guidance and support of other teaching assistants. You will be asked to follow pupils care plans and carry out personal care needs and hygiene, therefore you will need a general good level of physical fitness due to the active requirements of this role

You will be able to demonstrate an ability to understand and work within the principles of SEN, with a working knowledge or the curriculum and assessment and have experience of working or interfacing with these pupils.

Your application should reflect that you have the relevant skills and personal qualities stated in the Job description, person specification and asked for in this advertisement. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and children to share this commitment. All staff are expected to have an enhanced DBS check. If you are interested in this position and meet the required criteria please apply by application form, CV’s will not be accepted. Successful candidates will be notified and invited for interview.

The interview date is not confirmed at present

Closing date: 1st December 2023

Interview date: December 2023