Learning Support Assistant, Lichfield

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Lichfield Cathedral SchoolLichfield

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Lichfield Cathedral School is a flourishing co-educational independent school in Staffordshire for ages 3 to 18.  Our school community is based on core values of learning, faith, leadership and service, whose purpose is to educate and inspire young people to become confident, enthusiastic and responsible members of society.  

Set in the historic Cathedral Close, we draw upon our substantial heritage to provide an exceptional education. We work hard to provide an imaginative and challenging curriculum that focuses on academic excellence, music, the creative and performing arts, sports and service to the community. We are proud to have created a happy and supportive environment nurturing the talents that each child has within.  

Learning Support Assistant

0.5FTE to 0.6FTE depending on exact duties 

January 2018 

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, well qualified Learning Support Assistant. The role requires flexibility to work across the whole school but the emphasis of this role will likely be on older year groups and will involve supporting students who are preparing for external examinations at GCSE and A level.   

The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of NVQ level 3 as an essential requirement. Level 4 would be desirable together with recent and relevant experience of working with senior school age pupils.  

The hours for this position will be 0.5FTE, however, there is also be the opportunity to increase hours with the responsibility of administration for the department, along with a Learning Support Co-ordinator position as part of our Longdon site. This will work in conjunction with Head of Learning Support ensuring all paperwork is in order and will not carry any line management responsibility. Please note that we are also advertising these latter roles internally as well as part of this current vacancy.  

Following the latest excellent ISI Inspection received by the School, we are looking for the right candidate to fill this role to continue to support the outstanding education that our pupils receive that the report reflects.    

If you are interested in applying for this position full details and an application form may be found on the School’s website, www.lichfieldcathedralschool.com  

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 21st November.  

Completed applications to Miss S Bayley Senior HR Administrator Lichfield Cathedral School, The Palace, The Close, Lichfield, Staffs., WS13 7LH.  

Lichfield Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants will be Subject to DBS disclosure in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice.  

Registered Charity No. 1137481 Company No. 07302696

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More about Lichfield Cathedral School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: The Palace, The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7LH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543 306170
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