Learning Support Assistant, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Maplewell Hall SchoolWoodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 5 £17,007 - £17,394 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

We are recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant at Maplewell Hall School to join us starting the Summer Term.  The successful candidate will be an integrated member of the  team, working closely with the teaching team to support the students with moderate learning difficulties across the school.

Maplewell Hall School is a highly successful and oversubscribed special school for students with moderate learning difficulties aged 11 – 19 years. At present there are 215 students on roll. 190 students within the Main School and 25 students within our Autism Provision. The stunning setting of the school situated in extensive grounds in Charnwood Forest just outside Woodhouse Eaves and is six miles from Loughborough provides an exceptional environment for young people with Autism to flourish and meet their full potential both academically and socially.

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 Wednesday 20th March 2019 and interviews will be held week commencing Monday 25th March 2019. If you have not heard from us by 4th April 2019, 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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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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