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Learning Support Assistant - Huntcliff School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
28/04/2021
Advert End Date:
10/05/2021 12:00
Salary:
Grade F (Points 7 - 8) £14,012.20 - £14,613.80 actual salary range
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
206672
Employment Location:
Huntcliff School
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
10 May
Further Information

Learning Support Assistant
Permanent
Grade F (Points 7 - 8) £14,012.2 -£14,613.8 actual salary range
30 hours a week, term time plus 5 staff development days
To start at earliest opportunity

Huntcliff School is a popular school sharing a site with Saltburn Primary School on a joint learning campus. We wish to appoint a suitably qualified Learning Support Assistant to a very busy, successful team. At this time the school has 7 Learning Support Assistants who together with the Inclusion Manager and SENDCo work hard to support students with additional needs.

The successful candidate would be expected to have the knowledge and skills to support students with a variety of specific needs (academic, physical and behavioural) and would be expected to have full involvement with the wider aspects of school life and the local community.

We have:
• A positive and caring ethos and working atmosphere.
• Friendly children, eager to learn and achieve.
• A committed, enthusiastic and supportive staff team.
• Excellent support from the Governing Body, the staff and parents.
• Opportunities for career development.
We seek to appoint a suitably qualified Level 2 Teaching Assistant – with experience of working with children who have cognition and learning difficulties ages 11 to 16, reporting to the Assistant Headteacher: SENDCo. This role will focus predominantly on developing numeracy skills across all year groups

The successful candidate must have:
• Experience of working in an educational provision and ideally relevant qualifications in Learning Support.
• A calm, understanding and friendly personality.
• The ability to manage behaviour and help students focus on any given task, encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
• A professional, nurturing and resilient approach.
• Commitment and dependability within the workplace with ability to use your own initiative.
• An understanding of the National Curriculum expectations at KS3 and 4.
• The confidence to address conflict and challenging behaviour, once trained.
• The willingness to work flexibly and constructively as part of a team, providing day to day classroom support to the children and assisting with student behaviour as and if required in a supportive manner.
• The ability to establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs.
• The ability to help plan lessons by preparing materials and resources.
• The capability to work with Teachers and the SENDCo to ensure progress and development.

The Vision Academy Learning Trust can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with collaborative schools that are passionate about the progress and development of every student.

The Vision Academy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

For further information about the role or to download an application form, please email enquiries@slc.rac.sch.uk or www.saltburnlearningcampus.co.uk and send your completed application to: Mrs K Emmerson via email to: enquiries@slc.rac.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 10th May 2021, 9:00am
Interview date: w/c 17th May 2021