Learning Support Assistant, Birmingham

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Cardinal Wiseman Catholic SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GR3 Point 21 - £21,166( Pro rata(term time only)
Contract term: Permanent

Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School, (rated Good by OFSTED in September 2016), is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant who can provide excellent additional support to students with learning difficulties. Cardinal Wiseman has a growing cohort of students with SEN, and this appointment will help ensure that we maintain and develop our high quality of additional support for those students. 

As a Catholic school, we recognise the special nature of every individual and celebrate differences between us. The right candidate will be passionate about reducing disadvantage and improving academic outcomes. They will be able to deliver small group and individual interventions, which adapt to meet the Special Educational Needs of each student. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are therefore a prerequisite. Good communication and team work skills are crucial because of how we share information about students’ needs and progress. A degree of flexibility is also required, as the role will include some in-class support of students, as well as some input with students who have social emotional and mental health needs. 

The Learning Support Department is building on its current good practice, and seeking to appoint somebody who can fully commit to this, embracing our values of care and compassion, which are essential for the students we serve, as we strive to help them realise their fullest educational potential. If you are interested in this role and would like to request an informal visit, please contact Nicki Broome on 01213606383, or email at recruitment@cardinalwiseman.net

Closing date: 24th January 2020 - 9am

Contact: Nicki Broome

T: 0121 360 6383

E: recruitment@cardinalwiseman.net

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to all necessary checks and will be required to provide evidence of identity, the right to work in the UK, and professional qualifications.



More about Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Old Oscott Hill, Kingstanding, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 9SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 360 6383
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Cardinal Wiseman Catholic Technology College is a co-educational voluntary aided school based in Birmingham for students aged 11-16. It is a Roman Catholic school.

Headteacher

Robert Swanwick 

Values and vision

Cardinal Wiseman Catholic Technolo...