Learning Support Assistant (ASC) Ignis
required for September 2017
Salary Scale APT&C 4/5 (£19,917 point 18 to £24,510 point 25)
Pro rata (£17,029 point 18 to £20,956 point 25) depending on LG service and experience
36 hours per week
Term time plus 5 inset days
Stanley Park High is a flourishing and vibrant community school for students of all abilities, housed in a state of the art building with facilities that fully meet the demands of learning in the 21st Century. We retain an absolute focus on our belief that excellent relationships are vital to achieving effective learning and we are a Lead School for Human Scale Education.
The School was awarded ‘Secondary School of the Year’ by the TES in 2016 and in November 2015 we received Ofsted recognition for our commitment to a student-centred school, with inspectors grading our school 'good' with personal development, behaviour and welfare of students rated ‘outstanding’. The report described us as "innovative and imaginative where pupils are very successfully prepared for their future lives." Inspectors also noted that "practically all students respond to the school’s motto of ‘Igniting a Passion for Learning’. This is done by blending positive relationships, in small class sizes, with an exciting curriculum.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual with experience of working with students with ASC to join our friendly and supportive team of dedicated professionals based in our Ignis Opportunity base.
Do you have:
• experience of working with students with ASC, in either mainstream, an opportunity base or a special school
• the skills to form excellent working relationships with all individuals
• excellent numeracy and literacy skills
• excellent communication skills
• a relaxed demeanour
Are you able to:
• be an effective team player
• work on your own initiative
• be adaptable
We can offer you:
• excellent continuing professional development
• the job satisfaction of knowing you have made a difference to our students
Hours: The normal hours of duty will be 36 hours per week (with a 40 minute unpaid lunch break each day); typically the working pattern will be similar to below:
Monday 08:00 – 15:50
Tuesday 08:00 – 15:50
Wednesday 08:00 – 15:50
Thursday 08:00 – 16:00
Friday 08:00 – 15:50
It may be necessary to vary this pattern on certain occasions during the year.
Probationary Period: New employees to the school will be required to satisfactorily complete a six-month probationary period of service.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please visit our website www.stanleyparkhigh.org.uk for information and application documents.
Our preferred method of application is by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 27 October 2017
Interviews to be held week commencing: 6 November 2017
Stanley Park High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced checks carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service.