Learning Support Assistant - Visual Impairment, Hertfordshire

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The Astley Cooper SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: H3 Pro Rata term time plus INSET
Contract term: Fixed Term

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, professional and knowledgeable Learning Support Assistant to join our SEND team.  We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support a student with complex visual impairment needs to access the curriculum and make good academic progress.

You will support this student in three main ways by: 

• Promoting achievement so that any gap between the student’s current level of progress and that of their peers is reduced. 

• Ensuring the student is able to access learning and achieve best outcomes. 

• Supporting the student to be socially included and to remove any barriers to their learning. 

Full training will be provided. 

The Astley Cooper School is an increasingly popular and academically successful school graded Good by Ofsted in 2016.  We are part of the East Dacorum Co-operative Learning Trust and work closely with our partnership secondary schools.

Visits to the school before making an application are welcomed and encouraged.  For further details please visit our website www.astleycooper.herts.sch.uk or email Mrs Louise Dorey, PA to Headteacher, admin@astleycooper.herts.sch.uk

[*Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.]

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More about The Astley Cooper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Agnells Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 7HL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1442 394141
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