Learning Support Assistant

St Bede's School, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 2LQ

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 January 2022

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Learning Support Assistant job summary

St Bede’s school has a good track record of ensuring the academic and pastoral development of all individuals. Our work with students with special educational needs has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Our SENDCo manages a learning support team which, in addition to the assistant SENDCo, consists of three senior LSAs, 2 Cognition and Learning coordinators and 11 learning support assistants and an administrative assistant. The assistant SENDCo will support the SENDCo in managing the team, planning interventions and teaching SEND students. They will also support the SENDCo to track and monitor the provision of SEND students. Our senior LSAs are responsible for interventions for different groups of students. The learning support assistants provide in class support as well as 1:1 support to our SEND students. We believe that it is everyone’s responsibility to identify, plan and make provision to meet the needs of students with special educational needs. The learning support team strives to support all staff in this work, by providing guidance, working to support identified students in the main curriculum, assessing students and by making specialist plans. St Bede’s supports the professional development of its staff and takes staff wellbeing very seriously. Support staff are valued members of the school community and fill vital roles. They are respected for the expertise they bring to their area of work. Full time Learning Support staff are employed to work 36 hours per week for the 39 term time weeks of the academic year (including inset days). Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:10 with a half hour unpaid lunch break. Annual salary reflects the contractual hours and weeks per year and is calculated using a Surrey Pay formula which includes payment in respect of statutory annual leave allowances. Salary is paid in 12 equal monthly instalments. There is no entitlement to take leave during term time. All holidays must be taken during school breaks.
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About St Bede's School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England/Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1887 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Bede's is a voluntary aided school located in Redhill, Surrey. We are proud to serve roughly 1,850 boys and girls of all abilities, age 11-18, from Reigate, Redhill, Caterham, Horley and the surrounding areas. This includes over 300 studying academic courses in the sixth form. The school will be gradually expanding over the next few years. The school has an Anglican, Catholic and Free Church foundation and we work hard to create an inclusive ethos. Our aim is to ensure that pupils thrive academically, socially and spiritually within a Christian Framework.

Staff well-being is considered very important at St Bede's. During the current pandemic we are working hard to ensure that staff feel supported, connected and valued. A senior member of staff has been appointed to lead in this area.

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