Learning Support Assistant - Maternity cover, Basildon

Closing date:New this week

Pioneer SchoolBasildon

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £10,656 per annum including Outer fringe allowance
Contract term: Maternity Cover

 

£10,656 per annum including Outer fringe allowance

26.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Pioneer is a very successful special school providing for children and young people between the ages of 3 to 19 with Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties.  We have purpose built facilities and an opportunity has arisen to join our team in this exciting environment.

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work in partnership with class teachers to support pupils’ learning in line with codes of practice and school policies and procedures.  The successful candidate will be required to attend to pupils’ personal needs, helping with social, welfare, care and health matters, which may include toileting, dressing, feeding and mobility.  

Previous experience of working with children with special educational needs is essential.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to take a basic numeracy & literacy test.

For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit, please contact us on 01268 243300.

Pioneer is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a network of 65 primary, secondary and special academies across the country.  As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This position is required to commence as soon as possible.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

Closing date: Sunday 30 September 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

Alternatively you can collect an application form from Cathy Duff, Office Manager at Pioneer School, Ghyllgrove, Basildon, Essex, SS14 2LA.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-training for further details.



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Pioneer School, Ghyllgrove, Basildon, Essex, SS14 2LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1268 243300
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We are a successful, purpose built, mixed special school providing for children and young people between the ages of 3 – 19 with severe and complex learning difficulties, although we also aspire to support young people to the age of 25.
 

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