Falcons Preparatory School for Boys is searching for a Learning Support Assistant who can support a Year 7 boy for 20 hours a week, from 9am to 1pm each day. He is cognitively able pupil but with dyslexia as well as more complex needs associated with attention and processing difficulties.
The Learning Support Assistant (LSA) will encourage him to work, where possible independently, and for a large proportion of time in class. The LSA will also work one to one in order to support his engagement in lessons, and to increase his independence by teaching him to use touch typing and voice to text software.
The LSA will liaise with the specialists like the Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist so that their advice is followed through during the week. This role would suit a graduate, or someone with experience and an interest in special needs.
The salary will be £15,347 or more dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.
Closing date: Friday 27th July 2018
We ensure that every boy at Falcons has a happy and fulfilling experience whilst at school. Above all, we encourage academic endeavour and that each boy strives, gives of his best, and achieves his goals. We place equal importance on his social, moral and cultural growth.
At all times the boys are expected to uphold the ethos of the school in a positive manner and are proud ambassadors; not only on campus but when representing Falcons at outside events, activities and fixtures. We foster a desire to learn by offering a curriculum that has breadth, balance and challenge.
At Falcons we maintain high expectations and place a strong emphasis on acknowledging the positive ways in which the boys conduct themselves and interact with others. Trust, honesty, good manners, a hardworking attitude and respect for the environment and above all, each other, are intrinsic in all that we teach.
We place great emphasis on the strength of our community and the boys being considerate, courteous and tolerant of the needs of others. In this environment they have the opportunity to grow academically, on the sports field, artistically, on stage, and to take leadership responsibilities in many different areas. Life at Falcons Preparatory School is a unique experience.
Falcons Boys is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of APG you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.