Specialist Learning Support Assistant, Maidenhead

Closing date:Expiring soon

Furze Platt Senior SchoolMaidenhead

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP • Fixed Term Contract for one year • Part time, 32.5 hours per week, term time only
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual salary £16,820 - £18,870 pa depending on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term

Would you like to join the support staff team of an extremely popular and expanding secondary school?

We are looking for someone with current Team Teach (or equivalent) training and experience of working with ASD students to support an individual student initially in Year 8.  You will provide one-to-one support to the student predominantly in a classroom setting, encouraging the student to become a confident independent learner.  

You will provide pastoral support and guidance to the student and assist in their behavioural, emotional and social development.  Keeping records of the student’s progress and providing feedback as well as highlighting observed difficulties to teachers and other specialists and suggest appropriate strategies is also key to this role.  You will attend meetings with teachers, the student’s parents and other professionals and contribute to reviews and action plans.  The ability to communicate effectively and confidently and use initiative as well as working in a team is paramount.

If you have experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour and special education needs please refer to our school website www.furzeplatt.com. Application forms should be returned to kiran.smith@furzeplatt.net. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered.

Closing date: Monday 25th February 2019

Interviews will take place: week commencing 25th February 2019

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. Posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure Barring Service.



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More about Furze Platt Senior School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 625308
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