Learning Support Assistant - Barbara Priest Academy

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 09:00
Grade D, PT 15-17 (actual salary £15,190 - £15,782)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Barbara Priestman Academy
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

Barbara Priestman Academy,
Tel 0333 999 1453

Barbara Priestman Academy is a successful secondary special school for learners with ASD and those with complex learning needs. It is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust comprising four special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

Post: Learning Support Assistants (temporary)
Salary: Grade D, PT 15-17 (actual salary £15,190 - £15,782)
Hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only (39 weeks)

We are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants (temporary) who will be responsible for supporting students who have ASD on a 1:1 basis, and working with students in small groups. The post holders will be responsible for supporting individuals and will also provide more generic group support at times. The post holders should have well-developed communication skills, be hard-working and professional in their duties. Candidates will have Maths and English qualifications at GCSE grade A*-C or equivalent, together with NVQ L3 or equivalent in a relevant subject. Candidates should also be assertive and confident in managing behaviour competently.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
An Application Form and further information can be downloaded from our website www.ascenttrust.org. Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ. Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Closing date: Monday 25th February 2019 at 9am
Interviews: Friday 8th March 2019

Please note
This job is closed for applications.