6th Form LSA (Off Site), Kent

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West Heath SchoolKent

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Start date: asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £15,000 - £15,300 per year
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We require a dynamic, motivated, pro-active and well-organised individual who has the ability and skills to successfully work as part of our Learning Support Assistant team within 6th Form/Offsite Education at college. You will be expected to work across a variety of locations and colleges depending on student requirements and as directed by the Head of Upper School and 6th Form Tutor.

You will be supporting students with their academic, personal and social development.  This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding.  All of our learners have EHCP’s and as a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement.  West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.

Key Requirements

  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
  • Experience of working in schools (preferably SEMH)
  • Understanding of SEMH
  • Good level of English and Maths
  • Fresh ideas and a good insight into how to support teachers
  • Ready to learn new skills
  • Willing to learn teaching strategies and techniques
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Flexible, engaging and adaptable 

Benefits

  • Free lunch on the school-site and refreshments as well as free parking 
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings


More about West Heath School
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Type: Special Needs
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 460553
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We are a Specialist Independent School catering for a diverse range of needs for boys and girls age 11-19, many of whom have emotional and social communication difficulties. Prior to coming to us, some of our students will have been excluded from mai...