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Learning Support Assistant (Temporary) - Barbara Priestman Academy

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Closed for applications on 26/02/2018 12:00
£14,176 - £14,831
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Barbara Priestman Academy

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Closing date:
26 Feb

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Barbara Priestman Academy,
Tel 0191 5536000

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 5 special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

Post: Learning Support Assistant (temporary)
Salary: Grade D, PT 15-17 (actual salary £14176 - £14831)
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

Closing date: Monday 26th February 2018 at 12 noon
Interview: Friday 9th March 2018

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