Learning Support Assistant (Term Time only)
Location: Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Near Guildford, Surrey, GU7 1UW
Priory Group Division: Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £16,185 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (term time only)
Unsted Park School is a specialist residential and day school/6th form college for children and young people with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders. We are committed to providing the highest level of education and care in a safe, positive environment that enables each individual to achieve his or her maximum potential.
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant with the passion, enthusiasm and drive to support our young people in achieving their potential. You will be part of a dedicated and lively team that focuses strongly on the core areas of education, independence and inclusion.
As a Learning Support Assistant, you will work with class teachers to provide support for young people aged 7 to 19 with complex needs, some of whom may also be on the autistic spectrum. This will be through various subjects and using different communication and engagement techniques. Ideally you will…
- Have experience working with children and young people
- Have passion, enthusiasm and excellent communications skills
- Have high levels of self-motivation
- Be able to show patience and understanding in difficult situations
- Be a positive role model who believes in helping our young people flourish
We will give you…
- An employer who shares the passion for supporting young people meet their full potential
- A team who care and listen
- A safe and fun working environment
- Commitment to developing you and your career
- A competitive salary and annual leave entitlement
We also offer a number of benefits including online schemes where you can earn cashback, other benefits include;
- Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
- Travel Insurance
- Computing scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Dental Insurance
- Reduced price Gym membership
- Gourmet Society Card
- Healthcare cash plan
- Priory Group Pension
Part of this is making sure this is the right job for you so please feel welcome to visit the school or chat with our team – call 01483 892061 (option 1) and have a chat with Alison Hayes.
We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways and how you can make this job your career:
For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.
Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.
Closing Date 17/06/2019