Specialist Learning Support Assistant, Leicestershire

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Ashby SchoolLeicestershire

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Start date: 01/05/2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,398
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and dedicated Learning Support Team.  Both LSAs will work together to provide care and facilitate learning opportunities to enable a super Year 10 student with complex physical and communication difficulties to achieve, be happy and to succeed within a mainstream environment.   

The role offers an ideal opportunity for individuals who are passionate about meeting the needs of children with SEND who would like to develop their specialist skills whilst working as part of a supportive team within a mainstream setting.  

Experience of working with children with a physical disability such as cerebral palsy is preferable but not essential, as high quality training  will be provided.  There will be opportunities to shadow staff currently working in the high school, before transfer to upper school takes place at the end of August.

This is a temporary, full time, term time only post in the first instance, until the end of the 2021 academic year, with the possibility of an extension for a further two academic years.  Hours are 32.5 per week x 38 weeks, there may be flexibility with start and finish times.  The salary for the post is £12,398pa.

We firmly believe that Ashby School is a very special place to work and that this role will be particularly rewarding - come and visit us in person to see for yourself!  Call 01530 413748 extension 261 to arrange an appointment.

Application information and further details are available on the school website www.ashbyschool.org.uk 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 22 March at noon.

The start date will be May 1st or as soon as possible after that.

Ashby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicants will be subjected to Enhanced Clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service and pre-employment checks.

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More about Ashby School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Nottingham Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530 413748
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Ashby School is a thriving and over-subscribed Academy in North West Leicestershire for students aged 14 - 19. The school has more than 1,700 students on roll  including 600 in our vibrant sixth form.

In 2018, the school marked its 450th anniver...