Learning Support Assistant, Buckinghamshire

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Bourne End AcademyBuckinghamshire

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Start date: 31 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, Monday to Friday, term time only • September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Bucks Pay Range 1B: (£15,235) – (£17,946) per annum pro rata (Depending on qualifications and experience)
Contract term: Fixed Term

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

Bourne End Academy is an ambitious school, defined equally by its high academic aspirations as for 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 2017 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 vacancies for full-time Learning Support Assistants to work either within the Additionally Resourced Provision (ARP) for pupils with social communication difficulties or as part of our Learning Support Department for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

· You will support students in the mainstream classroom as well as supporting / leading small group interventions within the ARP or 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, Friday 20 July 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 ...