Forest School-Specialist LSA
Monday-Friday 8.30am-3.30pm (Term-Time only, 39 weeks)
Salary- £16,500 per annum (actual salary)
To start as soon as possible
We require a Specialist Learning Support Assistant to work within our Forest School environment. This will involve 1:1, small group and in-class support. In conjunction with the Learning Lodge/Forest School Teacher, you will be responsible for using a range of techniques and approaches to meet the needs of our learners as outlined in their EHCP's. As well as supporting students, the role includes organisation of equipment and general support of the lead teacher.
• Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
• Experience of working in schools (preferably SEN)
• Ready to work within the Forest School ethos, providing learners opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on experiences in woodland and natural environment
• Forest School Level 2 desirable but not essential
• Willing to learn new SEN teaching strategies/techniques and skills to best support students
• Proactive, creative and innovative
• Emotionally robust and resilient
• Committed to own personal and professional development
• Fresh ideas and a good insight into how to support students with mental health difficulties
• Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite
• Regular training from internal and external experts
• Career progression opportunities
• Pension scheme
• Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings
Closing Date –Monday 14th October at 3.30pm
Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com or contact email@example.com for further information.
Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the advertised closing date should we find a suitable candidate.
Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post.