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  • Closing date

    1 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 December 2023

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Actual salary

Actual salary £15,786 - £16,047

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a passionate, energetic and ambitious Learning Support Assistant as we expand our friendly team. Our Learning Support Assistants work alongside teaching staff and in small groups to support students through a range of different activities and subjects. This would suit candidates looking to work 30 hours per week in a busy and thriving school environment, where every day is different and where you make a difference to the students and staff, as well as the wider school community.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate good levels of Literacy and Numeracy skills.
  • Be organised and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communicate both orally and in your written work with a range of students of all abilities.
  • Use integrity, flexibility and your own initiative.

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Has previous knowledge/ training in Child Protection, Safeguarding and Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE2023) or be willing to train.
  • Has experience of working in an educational setting supporting students with medical conditions.
  • Holds a relevant first aid qualification (Either First Aid at work or Paediatric First Aid).
  • Has experience and knowledge of students social, emotional and mental health needs.
  • Is calm, confident and professional at all times.
  • Has excellent ICT skills in Microsoft Office programmes.

What the school offers its staff

Wadham School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals.
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families.
  • Fulfilment, in knowing that you matter, and the work you do makes a positive difference to the lives you touch.

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About Wadham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
816 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Are you looking to work in a Good school (Ofsted, June 2019) with a community working together for the best possible outcomes for young people?

Wadham School is friendly, vibrant and forward looking. It is an exciting time at Wadham School. We strive to be a school which uses an evidence based approach to teaching and an ethos and drive for the school to be much more than just learning in lessons. A varied programme of extra-curricular activities and house competitions provides an exciting opportunity for staff to be involved in the wider school community. At our core is an aim, through everything that we do, to develop a sense of hope, a hope which will encourage and support students in becoming the best that they can be.

The school serves a beautiful area of South Somerset with excellent links to the wider South West, Bristol and Bath and direct train links to London from Crewkerne itself and Taunton.
If the above gives you a picture of a community that you would be excited to be part of then the students and staff at Wadham School invite your application and would love to meet you.

Arranging a visit to Wadham School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@wadhamschool.co.uk.

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