We are looking for a flexible, practical person with relevant experience and qualifications to join our Learning Support team. You will be the designated key worker for a caseload of students with moderate learning difficulties and will advise and support teaching staff in order to meet the students’ learning needs and targets.
You will also provide in-class support and develop strategies to encourage independence and help the student learn effectively, as well as providing support in non-educational activities, developing personal and social skills and encouraging integration in wider school life.
You will hold a HLTA qualification or be working towards one with Grade C or higher in English and Mathematics at GCSE level or equivalent, together with an awareness and understanding of SEN legislation and the 2015 Code of Practice. You will be able to use a range of strategies to promote positive behaviour and have experience of effectively supporting a caseload of students and meeting their needs, preferably in the 16-19 age range.
The role is full-time/substantive part-time, term-time only and is to start as soon as possible. It is a temporary contract initially to 31st August 2021.
To apply, please visit https://www.wmsf.ac.uk/staff-vacancies/92.html
Closing date: 10.00 am on Tuesday 18th February 2020.
Interviews will be held the following week, provisionally Wednesday 26th February 2020.
We actively promote the safeguarding and welfare of all our students. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.