Learning Support Assistant

The Forest School, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5NE

This job expired on 8 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

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Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring person to join our Raising Achievement Centre, to provide support across the school for students with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan, or who have significant learning difficulties. These students have their own challenges to overcome and are supported in lessons by our dedicated LSA team. We also provide support in small group work and 1:1. This is sometimes a challenging but rewarding role. We are looking for that special kind of person to ensure our students achieve their full potential. If you have a passion for supporting children’s learning, with a caring yet firm attitude and the ability to be flexible, we would love to hear from you. Experience is not necessary, as training will be provided for the right person. Come and be part of The Forest family.
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About The Forest School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
581 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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We are a boy’s secondary school for students aged 11-18 with a co-educational 6th Form.

Staff at the Forest School teach in modern, well equipped classrooms and are offered a tailored CPD programme. Staff are allocated a laptop, have access to the school’s sporting facilities as well as the lively staff social calendar.

The school has continued to invest in new technology with projects including a brand new school WiFi network, Show My Homework, GCSE Pod, Chromebooks for students to support learning and reduce staff workload. The school's drive on technology was invaluable during the lockdowns as the school had already established Google classroom.
The school has a newly refurbished Core subject block with each classroom having an interactive whiteboard. In addition, we have invested in our all facilities across the school: new heating system reducing our carbon footprint, revamped technology including food room, whole school repainted, new interactive whiteboards, in addition to sporting facilities; building a upgraded our indoor swimming pool, invested in our sports hall, all weather pitches: MUGA, an all-weather football dome.

During our last Ofsted Inspection in June 2021, the school was rated ‘Good’. Staff wellbeing is paramount to us and we are working towards being ‘Outstanding’.

The Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service clearance being received.

For further information, please see our website for the Job Description and Teachers Application Form. Please return your completed application form via email to Kirsty Beeton recruitment@forest.academy. Please complete the application form in full; CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications: 9:00am, Friday, 8th July 2022. Please note, we will be considering and interviewing as applications are received; we have the right to appoint a suitable candidate on receipt of application.

Please note: Submissions from agencies will not be accepted.

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