11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,226.00 Annually (Actual)

Behaviour Support Worker job summary

The East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) is a 2-19 generic special school with 432 pupils on roll. All our pupils have special learning needs and some have physical/ medical difficulties. The East SILC is a complex organisation which operates on a variety of sites to provide a range of outreach services across the city, including partnerships with primary and secondary providers, the city-wide Physical Difficulties and Medical Service including a moving and handling service, as well as the Medical Needs Teaching Service for Leeds.

Do you want to join a team making a difference to children and young people’s lives?

An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Behaviour Support Worker to join the Behaviour team at the East SILC John Jamieson School. We require a skilled person who has experience working with vulnerable pupils with complex behavioural and communication needs. The role will involve working with pupils in class, delivering interventions to small groups and supporting our Lead BSW with the organisation of systems across the site.

You will need to be a good communicator, positive, calm and willing to work as part of our team. The successful candidate will be based at John Jamieson but could be asked to work at any site across the SILC. This is a permanent position subject to a 6-month probationary period, to start as soon as possible. The East SILC has a progressive staffing structure which is supported by Continual Professional Development; a thorough induction process is in place.

This is a full time, permanent position and candidates must have an NVQ Level 3 in Teaching and Learning or an equivalent qualification. A visit to the school is strongly recommended.

To apply please visit eastsilc.org/News/Vacancies.

The East SILC promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

The East SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS formally CRB) and medical clearance from Leeds City Council’s Occupational Health Service.

It is illegal to apply if you are on the children’s barred list.

Commitment to safeguarding

The East SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS formally CRB) and medical clearance from Leeds City Council’s Occupational Health Service.
The East SILC promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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About John Jamieson School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
425 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

The East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) is a 2-19 generic special school with 426 pupils on roll. All our pupils have special learning needs and some have physical/ medical difficulties. The East SILC is a complex organisation which operates on a variety of sites to provide a range of outreach services across the city, including partnerships with primary and secondary providers, the city-wide Physical Difficulties and Medical Service including a moving and handling service, as well as the Medical Needs Teaching Service for Leeds.

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