Learning Support Assistant
Salary: Scale 4 £22,377 to £23,607 (Pro- rata) Actual £19664 to £20745
Employer: The Grove
Contract Term: 36 hours x 40 weeks
Start Date: September 2019
We wish to appoint for September 2019, Learning Support Assistants who will join our expanding team, in particular those interested in supporting our new intake of high functioning students who are working within a mainstream equivalent curriculum and may present with behaviours that challenge. If you have a keen interest in working with this cohort of pupils, we want to hear from you, particularly if you aspire to specialise in supporting wellbeing and behaviour and would welcome the chance to join our pastoral team.
The Grove school is a brand new special school for young people with autism opened in September 2018 in Haringey, we move to our brand new refurbished building in N17 from September 2019.
We are looking for people who have an outstanding track record and ready for an exciting new challenge.
This is a rare opportunity to be involved in the founding of our new school; as a member of our team, you will be part of the development and planning process and work alongside class teachers to deliver a personalised curriculum to our students.
The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the school ethos. Their role will include supporting students on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of students on the autistic spectrum.
The successful candidate will have:
● Some experience of working with students with additional needs including autism
● A flexible and proactive approach to supporting students
● Ability to communicate well with students, teachers and adults
● Completion, or the readiness to complete, the LSA induction programme
● Some understanding of the issues relating to child development and inclusion
● A commitment to safeguarding children.
For further information please contact our office manager, Lorraine Bellot on 020 8340 4898 or via our email at email@example.com
Application packs can be downloaded from the school website: www.thegroveschool.co.uk
Closing date:10 a.m. Monday 17th June 2019. Interview date TBC.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.
Please note if you do not hear from us it is likely your application has not been successful. Kindly note due to the large volume of applications we are unable to provide feedback at the initial stage.
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