Learning Support Practitioner (Temporary with potential for permanency), Hertfordshire

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Abbot's Hill SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,890 - £29,196Unqualified
Contract term: Temporary

Full Time Learning Support Practitioner; Job Share will be considered. 

Temporary / Maternity Cover, with potential for permanency.

Required for April 2020. 

Abbot’s Hill School wishes to appoint an experienced Learning Support Practitioner with experience or qualification of supporting children with Specific Learning Difficulties. 

The successful candidate will have experience in a range of difficulties and be able to work supporting in class or on a small group basis with children with a Special Educational Need in both the Prep and Senior schools. 

The Learning Support Department has a designated base, is very well resourced and provides a wonderful space to support children and offer expert advice to colleagues in the School. As part of a dynamic and thriving team, we expect you to promote a positive working environment whilst recognising and responding to the individual needs of pupils. The department is widely regarded as a strong part of Abbot’s Hill School and the person appointed will be expected to show the level of commitment, enthusiasm and expertise that is typical at our school to include contributing to the extra-curricular programme as well as Open Days, parents’ evenings and other school events.

At Abbot’s Hill, we promote collaborative and practical learning, nurturing the unique talents of each pupil, giving them the chance to develop their potential to the full, within a happy and caring environment and we take pride in developing ambitious, bright and confident young people.

This role is initially offered as a temporary, maternity cover role however, there may be a potential for permanency depending on a number of factors and pupil numbers.

Please refer to the job description for further information.  Should you have any questions regarding the role, please contact our HR Department on 01442 839155.

To apply for our vacancy, please complete an application form and return it to our HR Department prior to the closing deadline. 

Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Closing date for applications:   9am on Monday 20 January 2020 

Interviews will take place:   Tuesday 28 January 2020 

Abbot’s Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts are subject to the enhanced statutory checks. Charity No. 311053.

For information, the School’s Privacy Notice can be found at: https://www.abbotshill.herts.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Privacy-Notice-including-Appendix.pdf  

More about Abbot's Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Bunkers Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 8RP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1442 240 333
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