Learning Support Assistant

Meadowbrook College, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0PG

This job expired on 2 September 2021 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    2 September 2021 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 July 2021

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Full-time equivalent salary

G6 £20,493 - £22,627 pro rata (Actual £17,518 to £19,342)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

 Learning Support Assistant
G6 £20,493 - £22,627 pro rata (Actual £17,518 to £19,342)
Contract Term: Permanent, 37 hours p/wk, Term-time only + 5 days

Are you a learning/behaviour support specialist with a real passion for working with young people and looking for a new challenge?
Can you build positive relationships with young people and make a difference?
Are you enthusiastic, resilient and have a flexible approach.
Do you have the experience and passion to give the most vulnerable children and young people the best chance to succeed and thrive?

We are an Alternative Provision Academy based in Oxfordshire working with children from aged 5 to 16.  We call our Learning Support Assistants ‘Mentors’ at Meadowbrook.  They support our students to re-engage with their learning by helping them to overcome the difficulties that present as barriers to their learning and success in school.  Learning Mentors may also be involved in supporting students with safeguarding issues by attending associated meetings; experience of or willingness to support at multi-agency meetings and linking with the family would be desirable.
You will be part of a passionate and dedicated team making a real difference to young people’s lives.  We are looking for someone who has possesses a variety of special skills which can be used when working with young people and their families: eg. therapeutic mentoring; mental health first aid; safeguarding; managing challenging behaviour; academic support in the classroom.

This exciting and varied role will provide you with a wide range of experiences, including: 
  • keyworking individual students
  • developing your skills in working with children with SEMH/ASD/Mental Health difficulties
  • supporting learning both in and out of the classroom
  • co-planning and supporting a variety of creative activities

We believe in a shared team ethos, working together using flexible and supportive approaches to develop students’ learning and behaviour.  Meadowbrook staff have a ‘can do’ attitude that makes a real difference to the lives of our students; many of which have become disengaged with education and lost the confidence to achieve their full potential.  We are always looking for creative and innovative ways forward and offer a variety of opportunities for ongoing professional development/training. Meadowbrook College is a welcoming, nurturing and stimulating environment to work in.  If this role appeals to you please contact us to find out more.

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About Meadowbrook College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
15 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
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Located across four sites in Oxfordshire: Oxford, Banbury, Kidlington and Abingdon, we are an Alternative Provision (AP) Academy that provides full and part-time education and support to over 150 aged 5-16 students who are excluded from, or are finding it difficult to fully access, their mainstream schools.

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