[220628B] Learning Support Assistant with Intimate Care (Lower KS1)

Parkfield School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6DF

This job expired on 10 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year until 31st August 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 3 SCP 4-6, £19,264 to £20,043 per annum, pro rata

Actual salary

£14,993.36 - £15,599.67

[220628B] Learning Support Assistant with Intimate Care (Lower KS1) job summary

Parkfield School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant with intimate care to join the Academy team to start in September 2022. Post: Learning Support Assistant with Intimate Care (Lower KS1) Location: Parkfield School, Hurn, Christchurch, BH23 6DF FTE Salary Range: Grade 3 SCP 4-6, £19,264 to £20,043 per annum, pro rata Actual Salary: £14,993.36 - £15,599.67 Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st August 2023, part time; term-time (39 weeks). Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday 8:15 am – 3:15 pm About the role To assist in the support and inclusion of young people with a wide range of special educational needs within the school. The age range of pupils in the school is from 4 to 16 years. This role will be supporting identified children within KS1. To support the development of pupils’ emotional literacy and social skills through specific and targeted intervention. To support pupils’ academic and social communication needs and to support positive social and emotional wellbeing, enabling them to engage in learning in and out of the school environment. This role will include assisting a pupil with their intimate care needs, in line with the Trust Inti-mate Care Policy. About the successful candidate The position of LSA is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate individual to support in lessons, deliver interventions and support our learners in a wide range of subjects across KS1. Key skills: • To have a good knowledge and understanding of a range of special educational needs including social communication needs. • To have knowledge and understanding of social, emotional & mental health needs and cognitive needs, that affect children and young people’s development. • Excellent listening skills • An ability to build strong, trusting relationships • To be resilient and able to take regular responsibility for agreed learning • Promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities • To use positive and personalised behaviour management strategies About the Trust Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation. Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence. Next Steps If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org. Closing date: for applications is Sunday 10th July 2022 Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Monday 18th July 2022 To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick apply’ on the advert or access by following link below: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-220628b-learning-support-assistant-with-intimate-care-lower-ks1-dorset-1670157 We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised. Opportunities and Benefits We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits. We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting. Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.
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About Parkfield School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
504 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
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Parkfield Academy is an all-through (age 4 to 16) co-educational school offering a fresh approach and choice that allows pupils to discover learning, unlock their potential, find their place in their community and play their part in society.
Parkfield Academy offers a positive, safe learning environment for its community, in which everyone has equal and individual recognition and respect. We celebrate success and are committed to the continuous improvement and fulfilment of potential in every student regardless of their ability.

We encourage increasing independence and self-discipline amongst the students helping them to develop the skills that they need to become lifelong learners. Everyone within the school has an important role to play in sharing responsibility for the development of positive behaviour and attitudes.

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