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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Term time
37 hours per week & 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (Initially until 31 August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
up to £20,637 pro rata per annum
Actual salary
Up to £17,908.91 per annum

Job summary

SGS Academy Trust and SGS Pegasus School have exciting opportunities for Learning Support Assistants to join the team.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

 Assist students to access curriculum by working with the teacher to differentiate resources or tasks
 Demonstrate a willingness to share information and expertise, which could benefit other team members in their work
 To work collaboratively within the school and share information with the tutor and teaching teams
 To attend meetings, including meetings of the subject/learning support department/team, where appropriate
 To act as a reader or a scribe as necessary at school and national tests and examinations
 To provide an appropriate level of assistance to enable pupils to experience a sense of achievement, maintain self-esteem and self-confidence and encourage self-help skills
 To support children to carry out restorative conversations and repair relationships when they need to be completed
 Learning environment – ensure that the environment is supportive and enables learners to access the work without feeling dysregulated
 To uphold the school values and model these during your daily duties
 To help support with the annual review process of the students you are supporting

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

 One of the post holders will be required to - have a passion for outdoor play and learning and it would desirable that they have a qualification in this area
 A Teaching assistant level qualification
 A degree in area or choice or higher-level qualification – desirable
 Competent in Maths, English and use of ICT
 Calm and supportive when a student is dysregulated and able to quickly resolve any anxieties
 Embraces restorative practices when dealing with behaviour management and student learn to repair situations or relationships eventually leading the conversations themselves
 Have a comprehensive CPD schedule/ log that shows development and willing to grow within your role

Why choose SGS Pegasus?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
School size
71 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

About SGS Pegasus School

SGS Pegasus School provides a genuinely innovative school for children and young people with autism, located in our state-of-the-art school in Patchway, South Gloucestershire. We at SGS Pegasus look beyond autism in order to create and individual academic, social, emotional and physical learning experience to ensure each of our children realises their potential. We aim to develop the whole child by creating a bespoke learning experience that celebrates our talents and successes.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Pegasus School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

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Arranging a visit to SGS Pegasus School

Please contact SGS Pegasus School directly.

01454 568 200

School location

Hempton Lane, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4AJ

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