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Learning Support Assistant

Reference

PRI53281

Location

Roehampton Gate School, Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week (8:30am to 16:10pm term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

Roehampton Gate School  is a school for young people aged 9 -19 with mild to moderate autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. Located in Roehampton, SW London, we aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual needs in a safe, positive and structured environment.

We are seeking dedicated Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly education support team.  

As a Learning Support Assistant you will be a key member of our team, enhancing the education of our young people.  This is a great opportunity in a growing school with excellent opportunities to build experience working amongst young people with ASD and Asperger’s syndrome.

Person Specification:

  • The ability to build positive relationships with young people 
  • Patience, enthusiasm, resilience, initiative and kindness are useful qualities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong “can do” attitude.

Required Qualifications:

  • GCSE / Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, either prior to employment or attained within the first year

Desirable:

  • A full, clean, manual UK driving licence  

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.

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.

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

17/09/2021