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  • Job start date

    2 February 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - We are looking for a dynamic and dedicated individual to work as a Learning Support Assistant with children and young people aged 3 to 19 years who have a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Up to £6091 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Graded as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, Columbus is a leading all-age special school for children and young people aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties based in Chelmsford, Essex. We deliver an outstanding education to students in our impressive, purpose-built environment.

We are looking for a dynamic and dedicated individual to work as a Learning Support Assistant with children and young people aged 3 to 19 years who have a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.

You could be required to work on either campus in partnership with class teachers to support pupils with severe and complex needs and to support their learning including supporting pupils in lessons, at swimming, playtime leisure and lunchtimes, and preparing teaching resources and displays.

Columbus School and College provides a broad and ambitious curriculum that is profoundly focused on preparing learners for the future. We have high expectations of learners' progress across the key areas of communication and interaction; cognition and learning; sensory, physical health and development; social, emotional and mental health; and self help and independence. Each learner has a personalised curriculum closely related to their education, health and care plan (EHCP). The curriculum is designed through collaboration with parents and carers and, as necessary, other professionals and specialists.

The site is a purpose-built specialist environment across two campuses with some of the highest quality learning environments in the country for children with complex needs.We want children to be excited about coming to school and love learning. We want them to be motivated and challenged. Most of all, we want all our children to know they can be successful and feel proud of their achievements.

The successful applicants will have a good standard of education, particularly in literacy and numeracy. If you feel you have these qualities we would love to hear

What the school offers its staff

from you!

We can offer you:

  • Staff Car Park
  • Healthcare Package

We would strongly encourage you to visit the school - please contact the Office Manager on 01245 491492 to arrange.

Closing date: 5th February 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for Teacher Training placements. Please visit our websitehttps://sites.google.com/aetschools.org/itt/for further details.


Further details about the role

The successful applicants will have a good standard of education, particularly in literacy and numeracy. If you feel you have these qualities we would love to hear from you!

  • Staff Car Park
  • Healthcare Package

About Columbus School and College:

Columbus School and College provides a broad and ambitious curriculum that is profoundly focused on preparing learners for the future. We have high expectations of learners' progress across the key areas of communication and interaction; cognition and learning; sensory, physical health and development; social, emotional and mental health; and self help and independence. Each learner has a personalised curriculum closely related to their education, health and care plan (EHCP). The curriculum is designed through collaboration with parents and carers and, as necessary, other professionals and specialists.

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About Columbus School and College

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
265 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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