Learning & Student Support Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/09/2019 23:59
£21166 - £23836 Pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Windlestone School
Closing date:
13 Sep
Further Information

Required for October 2019.
Permanent / Full time / Term time only

Are you positive and aspirational? Looking for an exciting challenge? Ready to make a real difference to the lives of challenging 11-16-year-old students?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right individual to fulfil a key student support role in the school. As well as supporting students in lessons, you will also support the extended evening activities for two evenings per week.

Windlestone School is a secondary special school for 80 students all with an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for the Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) area of need.

Windlestone School is a well-established and well-regarded school that has ambitions to develop outstanding practice in all areas of the provision.

Are you:
• Keen to offer support to challenging students in an SEMH secondary special school setting?
• Able to develop positive relationships with students and support their emotional wellbeing?
• Ambitious to make a difference in the lives of the young people we serve?
• A contributor with a ‘can do, will do’ attitude?

Why should you come to Windlestone School?
• Well-resourced modern school
• Scope to innovate
• Opportunities to take initiative
• Focus on raising standards for all, with a commitment to achieving outstanding outcomes
• A supportive and dedicated community of staff and governors
• Opportunities for professional development

The person we are seeking will have:
• A commitment to raising aspiration and achievement of SEMH students.
• Excellent working relationships with students and staff
• Drive, enthusiasm, resilience, compassion and warmth
• Confidence in being able to support across the KS3 & KS4 curriculum
• An ability to ‘connect’ with challenging students and form positive relationships

Please apply for this position by completing an application form and a letter outlining your experience and suitability for the post. Application forms are available from and returnable to the school.

Closing date: 13th September 2019
Interviews to be held week Commencing 23rd September 2019 (subject to change)

We would sincerely welcome you for a visit to the school or for an informal discussion.

Please note this post is not open to job share.

Windlestone School
Co Durham,
DL17 0HP

Tel: 01388 720337
Email: windlestone.school@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.windlestoneschool.com

Please note
This job is closed for applications.