Specialist Learning Support Assistant, Sheffield

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King Ecgbert SchoolSheffield
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £22,911 - £25,295
Contract term: Permanent

Specialist Learning Support Assistant (Autism) working within the Integrated Resource – part time (26 hours per week, term time only – working pattern negotiable) 

Commencement Date: As soon as possible

The Governors of King Ecgbert School are seeking to appoint a permanent, specialist Learning Support Assistant to commence as soon as possible in this outstanding, system leading school at the heart of the Mercia Learning Trust. 

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join our successful, forward looking Integrated Resource team. We are looking for an outstanding Specialist LSA wanting to join a friendly team, which strives to give students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions an excellent, supportive and fun learning experience, whilst maintaining great outcomes. We are seeking to appoint an LSA with the skills and experience to not only support students who have a place in the Integrated Resource, but also to build relationships with staff and students in the wider school community to enhance tolerance, understanding and an inclusive attitude towards students with ASCs. The desire to develop a wide range of knowledge within all areas of the curriculum is imperative. 

Whilst the contract is permanent, applications are welcome from candidates looking to use the role to gain experience before progressing to another role such as trainee teacher. We also provide initial teacher training.

King Ecgbert School is part of a successful academy trust (Mercia Learning Trust); this allows opportunities to work with other successful departments and leading professionals to constantly improve staff through specific and focused CPD. 

We hope that our recruitment pack and website provides you with plenty of information about us.  However, should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion please contact us on 0114 235 3855 or email fevans2@ecgbert.sheffield.sch.uk

To apply, please complete the application form included within this application pack.

The Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is: Tuesday 21 January 2020 

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for:  Week Commencing 27 January 2020




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