Inclusion and Intervention Para-educators (Learning Support Assistant)
Scale 4 (point 18 to 21)
Actual Salary £14,260 to £17,838
32 – 37 hours’ negotiable
Full Time term time plus three additional days
Waingels are committed to supporting an inclusive education for all, built around mutual respect and kindness for every member of our school community. We provide enhanced support for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Our Inclusion and Intervention Team work closely with students, parents/carers, teachers and outside agencies to ensure that all students are able to fully participate and make the most of every opportunity that is presented to them. The Inclusion and Intervention Team’s vision is that every pupil should be a responsible and positive learner who is resilient to change.
Waingels is proud to offer students ‘The Den’ which hosts a range of specialist provisions including a Learning Zone, Nurture Zone, Chill Zone (sensor room), Wellbeing Zone and Medical Zone. The Wellbeing Zone hosts our full time Wellbeing, mental health and School Counsellor who is always available to support and guide our students. We strongly believe that alongside educational excellence, it is necessary to equip every student with the skills needed to achieve the most out of life and to thrive academically, socially and emotionally.
As an Inclusion and Intervention Para-educator (IIP) at Waingels you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team to help support our SEND students in achieving their learning goals. The role is varied and includes work as a keyworker for vulnerable students, undertaking small group intervention, supporting a homework club and supporting students in the classroom working alongside teachers. Our IIPs also cover lessons for absent teachers and full training is given. This is therefore an ideal role for candidates who may be keen to pursue a career in teaching and see this role as an opportunity to gain valuable experience in education to then go on and train to be a teacher.
If you feel your values and ethos align with ours, this is an exciting opportunity for you!
Download an application pack from our website www.waingels.wokingham.sch.uk
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible - Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews arranged accordingly.
The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students.