Learning Support Assistant, Buckinghamshire

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Bourne End AcademyBuckinghamshire

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Start date: Required for March 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Bucks Pay Range 1B: (£15,084) – (£17,768) per annum pro rata (Depending on qualifications and experience)
Contract term: Permanent

31 hours per week (38 weeks per annum), Monday to Friday • Term time only  

Bourne End Academy is an ambitious school which is defined equally by its high academic aspirations and its warmth and inclusivity. The school provides a good all round education for our students. We have gone through a period of significant and positive change, as our 2016 results show, to ensure the school has a track record of achieving consistently good academic outcomes for all. We are located in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, and situated close to direct transport links into London. 

We have a vacancy for a full-time Learning Support Assistant to work within the Learning Support Department for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Someone with experience with Visual Impairment would be desirable.

· You will support students in the mainstream classroom as well as supporting  / leading small group interventions within the Learning Support Department

· You will need to be patient, calm and assertive with good empathy skills

· Knowledge and experience of working with students with SEN is desirable though not essential, as is an ability to understand the KS3 and KS4 curriculum

· Ability to support students to access the English and Maths curriculum (up to GCSE) is desirable

Closing date: Noon, Monday 19 March 2018.

Applicants need to complete an application form and send in a covering letter. For full details and an application form, please visit our website www.bea.bucks.sch.uk or contact Lucy Gibbons lgibbons@bea.bucks.sch.uk (PA to the Headteacher). Enquiries and informal visits are welcomed.

This position is subject to Enhanced DBS (CRB) Disclosure

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More about Bourne End Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: New Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 819 022
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Previously known as The Wye Valley School, Bourne End Academy adopted its current moniker following its conversion to academy status in 2014, the school is now a part of the Wycombe High School Academies Trust. With around 600 pupils aged 11-18 in a ...