Learning Support Assistant, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

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Maplewell Hall SchoolWoodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

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Start date: 24th August 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 5 £17,007 - £17,392 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Thank you for your interest in the post of Learning Support Assistant at Maplewell Hall School. We are looking to recruit reliable and committed Learning Support Assistants to support the students across our school. 

Maplewell Hall is a special school for students with moderate learning difficulties aged 11 – 19 years. At present there are 210 students on roll. 188 students within the Main School and 22 students within our Autism Provision. The school is situated in extensive grounds in Charnwood Forest just outside Woodhouse Eaves and is six miles from Loughborough. 

Working with our students at Maplewell is both challenging and rewarding. Our team of staff work together to develop students’ confidence, academic and practical life skills, preparing them for life after school.

This permanent post is paid on Local Scale Grade 5, £17,007 - £17,392 pro rata, 32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, £12,544 - £12,829 per annum (actual) 

Maplewell Hall has a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. We have robust processes and procedures to reduce risk and continuously promote a positive culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. 

The post you are applying for involves working with children and young people and you will be subject to Maplewell Hall’s safer recruitment process. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 aims to ensure that offenders who have not re-offended for a period of time since their conviction are not unfairly discriminated against when applying for jobs. The post you are applying for is exempt from this Act due to the nature of the work to be undertaken. This means you are NOT entitled to withhold information about convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, which for other purposes would be regarded as spent. 

The closing date for completed application forms is 9am on Monday 25th June 2018 and interviews will be held Thursday 28th June 2018. If you have not heard from us by 13th July 2018, you can assume that, in this instance, you have not been successful.

We wish you every success in the future and if you require any further information or would like to visit the school, please contact us. 

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More about Maplewell Hall School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Maplewell Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8QY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 890237
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