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Learning Support Assistant

Reference

PRI41844

Location

Kingsbrook School, Southburgh, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 7TJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,500 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday (term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

We want you to get off to the best start with us so we are giving you £250 when you first start with us and then when you are settled in in 6 months’ time we will give you an extra £250 for your hard work!

We are searching for a talented Learning Support Assistant to be a key member of our team, providing standards of person-centred learning support and care to our service users. 

Through your enthusiasm, creativity and caring approach, you will develop effective working relationships with students, promote learning, encourage positive interactions and build students’ resilience.

Relevant experience is desirable but not essential as a comprehensive induction, full training and support will be provided.

Our Learning Support Assistants provide educational, emotional and personal support to our students.  The successful candidate will contribute to the assessment and progress setting and tracking of the students.  Other duties include supporting the class teacher in the preparation of resources and lessons as well as delivery of some lessons and other school activities.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring the safety and welfare of students
  • Promoting and celebrate diversity
  • Supporting the class teacher with preparation, delivery and assessment of learning activities
  • Supporting positive interactions between students
  • Liaising with therapy staff and act upon guidance
  • Communicating with parents, carers and professionals
  • Actively contributing to the on-going development of the school.

You will need to have a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students, be resilient when working with students that present significant challenges but above all, be enthusiastic and optimistic about improving the outcomes of our young people.   

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Kingsbrook School is a school for students with social, emotional, mental health difficulties and complex learning needs.  It is for 11-18 year olds, day and residential with a maximum school capacity of 12 students.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Learning_Support_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2020