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Learning Support Assistant

Reference

PRI23210

Location

Kingsmere School

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,500

Hours

37.5

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.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Kingsmere School is an independent special day school with its own grounds in a rural location in Cambridgeshire.

Ths Schools airm is to 'raise standards in the education of young people and help them to lead meaningful, fulfilling and happy lives'.

We currently have a vacancy within our teaching team for a Learning Support Assistant.

You will be a key member of our team, providing standards of person-centred support and care to our service users.  Through a creative and caring approach, you will build a good relationship with both service users and their families.  Energy and initiative is vital experience however is not essential providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support

Overall the role of Learning Support Assistant is to assist in providing the best possible environment in which the educational support and developmental needs of individual learners can be met.

Due to the site location you will need to be able to drive and have held a driving licence for three clear years.

What we'd like from you:

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisation capability
  • Great Team Player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong "can do" attitude

What we'd like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Pension option.

 

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 5 years.

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

If 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.

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.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

Closing Date

30/11/2018