Learning Assistant, Peterborough

Closing date:

City of Peterborough Academy Special SchoolPeterborough
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,807 - £17,772 (pro rata £11,815 – £13,284 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: 17-18/CPS/010

32.5 hours per week, term time only ((39 weeks)

£15,807 - £17,772 (pro rata £11,815 – £13,284 per annum)

To start as soon as possible

Closing Date: 16 January 2018 at midnight

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Assistant on a fixed term basis to join the City of Peterborough Academy Special School. The Academy has a primary focus for children and young people who have Autistic/Asperger’s Spectrum Disorder. 

The successful learning assistant will support the Class Teacher to carry out a range of activities to promote learning and development.  This will include working on a one to basis and in small groups as well as giving support to children with additional needs who may require physical intervention on occasion.

You will be:

· keen to learn with a positive outlook

· able to work on your own initiative

· experienced in working with children

· able to work as part of a team

· willing to undertake training 

· enthusiastic and have the skills to challenge and motivate all our pupils.

Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs would be advantageous. You will be joining a passionate group of colleagues who strive to achieve the best outcomes for pupils in all aspects of their lives. 

The working hours are 32.5 hours a week, Mon to Fri, in Term time only. This is reflected in the pro-rata’d salary.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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