Learning Support Assistant / Childcare Officer (x6)
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Closed for applications on 23/06/2021 23:00
£21,748 - £24,491
Schools - Support
Elemore Hall School
LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT/CHILD CARE OFFICER (6 posts)
Salary Grade 6 £21,748 - £24,491
Required for 1st September 2021
Due to the expansion of our school we have vacancies for six new LSAs to join our team. Most of the new appointees will be based at our Windlestone site (DL17 0HP).
Elemore Hall School is a LA maintained special school for secondary aged pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Many of our pupils have additional general or specific learning difficulties. From September 2021 the school will be based on three sites across County Durham offering education for up to 186 pupils in total.
The role of the successful applicants will combine the following main elements:
1. Most of the time spent working during the daytime in lessons, supporting pupils in their learning and development (academic and social);
2. Work on one evening per week, providing social activities for children who stay beyond the school day.
3. Personal Tutor to a small number of pupils, this role involves attending meetings and making regular contact with parents/carers.
Applicants must have a good basic education (minimum 4 GCSEs grade A-C including Mathematics and English – or equivalent) and a genuine interest in working in an education setting. Applicants should also possess a range of leisure skills/hobbies/interests that can be used in working with pupils. The posts would be ideal for graduates or others who are thinking about a long term career in education. We would particularly welcome applicants who have a strength or interest in a specific area such as Art, Music, Farming, Outdoor Pursuits, PE or any curriculum subject.
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to visit our school website www.elemorehallschool.com/contact-us/staff-vacancies/ for more essential information about the school and the post and also to find the application form.
All applications must be made on the standard application form, applicants should also include a letter of application outlining why they would like to work at Elemore Hall School and what they would bring to the post. Following Safer Recruitment guidelines, only candidates who achieve enhanced DBS clearance, pass a health check and have at least two supportive references (including most recent employer) will be eligible for employment.
We encourage potential candidates to visit the school before applying so that they can have a look around and get a feel for the place.
Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
The post is not open to job share.
Closing date 11.00pm Wednesday 23rd June.
Interviews week beginning Monday 28th June.
Elemore Hall School
This job is closed for applications.