Learning Support Assistant 1:1 SEND child Hollymount School, Worcester, Worcestershire

Job description

Learning Support Assistant 1:1 SEND Child

Scale 1
SCP 1-4 £17,364 - £18,426 Pro rata
Fixed term contract until August 2020 (initially)
15- 25 hours a week- hours negotiable, term time only

Starting date: 4th November (or as soon as possible after this date)

We are a friendly school with approximately 430 pupils aged between 2 and 11 years. The school fosters close links with the parents and the local community. We aim to provide a happy, stimulating and inclusive climate in order for our children to achieve their maximum potential. To achieve this, we provide a wide variety of experiences for the children both on and off the school site. These are organised by the staff team of teachers and teaching assistants working together.

We are looking for a committed person who can enhance the teaching and learning of our pupils. The post would ideally suit a person with experience of working with children with complex emotional and behavioural needs. The hours will be negotiated within 8.30am and 3.30 pm Monday to Friday.

The position is subject to a DBS Enhanced disclosure check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school is an equal opportunity employer.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Essential educational requirements

• GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English.

Essential qualifications

• GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English.

Essential skills and experience

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children with SEND
· Minimum of GCSE in English and Maths
· An ability to establish and maintain relationships with individual pupils and groups of pupils
· A positive and caring attitude to children
· An ability to maintain working relationships with colleagues
· Good organisational skills
· An ability to work as a team member
· Enthusiasm and commitment
· A strong commitment to developing professional practice
· Clear DBS check
· Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. To ensure current practices and procedures are followed by maintaining up to date training, including reading statutory government documents

Other qualities and qualifications which may be taken into consideration

· Attendance of relevant teaching assistant courses or a teaching assistant qualification
· Training in numeracy and literacy support
· Team Teach training

About Hollymount School

Hollymount Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR4 9SG
Hollymount School website (opens in a new window)