3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
Hours/Contract: Part-time, Term-time, Permanent Contract. 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 3 £18,933 rising to a maximum of £19,698 per annum, pro rata
Actual salary
£14,735 rising to a maximum of £15,331 per annum

Job summary

The Role: If you have a passion for working and enabling with young people with autism to achieve their potential then we have the children for you!

The Person: The position of LSA is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate individual to lead lessons, interventions and support our learners in a wide range of subjects across the curriculum.
Key skills:
• To have a good knowledge and understanding of autism and social communication needs and appropriate strategies to support pupils with this need.
• 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

Applying for the job


Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling Khalil Hassanali or Kimberley Tucker by telephone on 01202 592530 or via email to office@parkfield.bournemouth.sch.uk. If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact recruitment@reachsouth.org for support.

All applications to be made directly through TES.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 4th December 2021 at Midnight.

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on Monday 13th December 2021.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
490 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
01752422955

About Parkfield School

School Background: Parkfield School 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 School 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.

We will prepare them for a successful transition into further education, training or employment when they leave school. The school has a PAN of 784.

Trust Background: 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.

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 is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust can only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK, and who can provide the required documentation and where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

School location

Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6DF

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