Learning Support Assistant, Maidenhead

Closing date:

Furze Platt Senior SchoolMaidenhead

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,500 - £12,800 pa depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Full time, 30 hours per week, term time only - 2 roles available

Would you like to join the support staff team of an extremely popular and expanding secondary school?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join the Learning Support team and provide targeted support to our students either within one Department or across a range of Departments. 

You will:

· Work under the direction of classroom teachers and, in line with any agreed special needs and other specialist plans, provide support to individual students in the completion of a wide range of learning activities at all key stages. 

· Take small groups of students for interventions and mentor nominated students.

· Help students develop their social and communication skills and gain access to the curriculum by ensuring effective use of differentiated instructions and tasks provided by teachers.

We are looking for a team player, with a willingness to acquire an understanding of the educational objectives and ethos of the school, who is able to communicate sensitively and confidently with staff, students, parents and on occasions other external agencies. This role would suit someone who is able to use their own initiative and who has strong organisational and time management skills. Previous experience working with children and/or young people would be an advantage.

For further information about this role and in order to complete an application form please refer to our school website www.furzeplatt.com. Application forms should be returned to kiran.smith@furzeplatt.net. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th September 2018.

Interviews will take place: w/c 1st October 2018. 

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. Posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure Barring Service.

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More about Furze Platt Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 625308
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Working at Furze Platt Senior School 

Furze Platt is an extremely rewarding school in which to work. As our values and vision statement notes, ‘our successful school is a happy, safe and caring learning community where achievement is promoted, p...