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Senior Learning Support Assistant (Term Time)

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Reference

PRI19293

Location

Tadley Court School, Tadley Common Road, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 3TB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,535.00 per annum

Hours

37.5 per week (Term time only)

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

At Priory Education we are proud of our reputation for delivering quality education and care services with positive outcomes for children and young people aged 5 to 25 who have experienced difficulties in their previous education placements.

Tadley Court school is set in a beautiful semi rural location with four acres of well maintained grounds. We are a day school specialising in the education and care of children and young people between the age of 5 and 19 years who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Our children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.

We offer a safe, structured and predicatable environment where students can develop the skills needed to live as independently as possible allowing them to make real life choices as they approach and reach adulthood

Job Advert Role Description

Do you have experience of working in a special needs education setting? Is the time right for you to make the move to a supervisory role? If yes, this post would certainly suit you.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Learning Support Assistant.  You will support the effective delivery of education and independence programmes through the effective supervision of a small team of Learning Support staff. Acting as a positive role model you will provide guidance for your own team and contribute to their performance and professional development.

The successful candidate will have the ability to balance conflicting priorities presented during the school day, address unpredictable situations and the changing requirements and needs of students and staff.

To succeed you will posses:

•           Emotional resilience

•           Flexibility, resourcefulness

•           A strong 'can do' attitude

•           Highly developed organisational skills

•           Effective communication skills

•           Previous experience in a special needs environment/school would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193. 

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form fully as we cannot short list from a C.V.  

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Job Description

Higher_Level_Teaching_Assistant_Nov_15.pdf

Closing Date

23/05/2018