Grade 3, £18,426 rising to a maximum of £19,171 per annum pro rata. Actual annual salary of £14,341.13 rising to a maximum of £14,920.98 per annum
The Role: We are seeking to appoint an excellent Learning Support Assistant. 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!
More on how to apply
The Person: The position of Learning Support Assistant 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. We are looking for some of the following qualities and 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
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Primary, Secondary, 16-19
454 pupils enrolled
4 to 19
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.