Learning Support Assistant, Wokingham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Forest SchoolWokingham

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,293 per annum (£18,795 full time equivalent) (Grade 3, 5 Scale point)
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 8.50am to 15.10pm, Monday to Friday 

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring person to join our Raising Achievement Centre, to provide support across the school for students with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan, or who have significant learning difficulties. These students have their own challenges to overcome and are supported in lessons by our dedicated LSA team. We also provide support in small group work and 1:1. This is sometimes a challenging but rewarding role. We are looking for that special kind of person to ensure our students achieve their full potential. 

If you have a passion for supporting children’s learning, with a caring yet firm attitude and the ability to be flexible, we would love to hear from you. Experience is not necessary, as training will be provided for the right person. 

The Forest School Academy Trust is a secondary school catering for boys in years 7–11 and is co-educational in our sixth form, which is housed in a fabulous purpose-built sixth form centre. The school has continued to invest in new technology with projects including a brand new school WiFi network, Show My Homework, GCSE Pod, EzyEducation and are just launching our Bring Your Own Device programme for students to support learning and reduce staff workload. In addition, we have invested in our sporting facilities; building a MUGA, upgraded our indoor swimming pool, invested in our gym and we are working with Reading Football Club to further develop our facilities to include an all-weather football dome. 

For an application pack, please download the Job Description and Support Staff Application form from our website to respond electronically on jblaney@forest.academy or contact Paula Kingston, Human Resources Administrator, on 0118 9781626 ext.1093 for a postal application.

Closing date: Noon, Friday 27 September 2019.  

Interview date: Suitable candidates will be interviewed prior to the closing date. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service clearance being received.



More about Forest School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Robin Hood Lane, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5NE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 978 1626
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