Learning Support Assistant for Hearing Impaired Students, Torquay, Devon

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The Spires CollegeTorquay, Devon

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade D, SCP14 to 17 - £17,681 to £18,672 pro rata (actual salary £14,000 to £14,785)
Contract term: Permanent

The Spires College is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to assist students with extra needs due to hearing impairment, who are under the care of our Learning Support Centre/SEND department. We are passionate about the importance of inclusion and fervently believe in the power of education to transform lives.  If you share these views and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you.   The Spires College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  As a School we are committed to professional development and invest heavily in ensuring our staff grow and flourish as practitioners.   

We offer:

 excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities; 

a high level of support for all new staff; 

the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College and Torbay; 

an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;

 a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities. 

You will:

 be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life;

 be enthusiastic, self-motivating and able to demonstrate flexibility in your style of approach; 

be confident to lead the learning of small groups; 

be able to equip students with personalised strategies to become independent in education and life;

 have a caring and patient nature, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

 have or be prepared to have an up to date knowledge of the new SEND code of practice. 

have Level 2 BSL and knowledge of basic cued speech.

 The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.  We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do and are committed to improving outcomes for young people. For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please visit: http://www.thespirescollege.com/about/job-vacancies or contact Nadine Osborne, PA to the Principal: nosborne@thespirescollege.com   

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 19 November 2018.

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More about The Spires College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Westlands Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1803 400660
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