About the role: Are you an experienced Learning Support Assistant? Are you keen to develop your skill-set further? Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy has a rare opportunity to appoint a Visual Impairment Special Resource - Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Our successful candidate will support students with Visual Impairments and any associated SEND needs, supporting them to access learning and engage in a range of enrichment activities. You’ll get the chance to work with teaching staff across the academy to ensure that students have the right support and resources available, so you will be preparing specialist materials and working directly with class teachers. You will also be providing pastoral support to students, helping to build their resilience and confidence.
The Inclusion Department works collaboratively across the academy to ensure that all pupils are able to access and enjoy all aspects of academy life. You will have to opportunity to be part of an amazing team that is committed to supporting students to excel, changing lives and positively transforming our local community. This is an exciting time to consider joining us so please take a close look at the role details. If you feel you have the necessary attitude and experience, then we would love to hear from you. This role will suit new or experienced LSAs, or candidates who would like to be involved in teaching in the future.
Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification. This opportunity is offered on a one year fixed term basis in the first instance with every intention to extend or make permanent.
Working at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014. The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted to be part of Leigh Academies Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.
Our objective is to be a flagship academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the centre of all that we do.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages
Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.