Learning Support Assistant (SEN Resource Base)
Contract: 32.5 hours pw - 8:30am-3:30pm Monday to Friday; Term Time Only; Permanent
Salary: NJC 4-5 £16,276 - £16,573 (FTE £21,189 - £21,575)
Compass Point Primary is a diverse, welcoming and child-centred primary school in the heart of Bedminster, in South Bristol. We are a single site, one form entry school with school field, forest school area and dedicated cookery and art rooms. We offer wrap around care, a nursery and a Resource Base for 24 children with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition. We believe in an inclusive model of learning for our children and one which develops life skills within a caring and nurturing established school community.
We are looking for a friendly, positive person with a can-do attitude who is interested in working with ASC children. Some experience of working with children is essential but we will provide formal and informal training and development opportunities to give you the skills needed for this role and to support your career progression.
The successful candidate will:
- be interested in working with children with SEN and/or Autism
- be keen to learn and willing to act on feedback
- enjoy working as part of a hard-working, committed team
- demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills
- inspire, motivate and encourage children
- use initiative and be self-motivated
What Excalibur can offer:
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Employee Assistance programme
- Family friendly policies
- Discounted gym membership (different site)
- Training and professional development opportunities
We are a close-knit staff team that is committed to developing every child to reach their potential. If you share our vision and are looking for a role in which you can develop and learn from, then please apply for this position.
If you would like any further information or would like to visit the school, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to receiving your application.
Closing Date: Wednesday 27th Sept
Interviews: Friday 6th October
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