Learning Support Assistant - Carer, Northampton

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Northampton School for GirlsNorthampton
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11,041 (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Level 2 Learning Support Assistant – Carer

Job Start: asap

Location: NN3 6DG

Salary: Grade D: £15,613 to £16,123 pro rata (Actual salary £11,041)

Contract Type: 31hrs 40 mins/week (term-time only - 38 weeks a year)

Contract Term:  Permanent

We are looking to appoint a Level 2 LSA Carer to provide individual support for students with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). You will have a background working with or caring for young people, ideally you will have experience of working with SEND students, and be capable of assisting in all aspects of their care, including personal care. You will be able to work independently and have a passion for child-centred learning and equality. You will join a friendly and supportive team who work well together to ensure the highest achievement for all students.

The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) staff at Northampton School for Girls is a hardworking and focused team who support students under four strands: Access, Literacy, Numeracy and Social, Emotional & Mental Health. The Learning Support Team work within these strands developing specialist knowledge and experience in these areas through training and sharing good practice. The team supports students in classrooms, working alongside quality first teaching, and in small intervention groups and 1 to 1 sessions in the dedicated SEND area we affectionately call the 'Blue Lagoon'. Our SEND team supports students in three levels of need: vulnerable learners (wave 1), SEN support (wave 2) and Educational Health Care Plan (wave 3). Students in waves 2 & 3 have an Individual Learning Plan to support their progress and personal development.

Closing date:  19 February 2018

Interview date: 22 February 2018

For any queries please contact personnel@nsg.northants.sch.uk.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a criminal records check, via the Disclosure & Barring Service, the cost of which will be met by NSG.

Details of our safer recruitment policy can be found in the school policies section of our website.

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