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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 31 hours per week, Monday - Friday, term time only plus INSETs.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

JG3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support the inclusion of identified children with additional educational needs as part of Middle School (KS3). This would primarily involve working with pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9, but may also involve supporting our KS4 learners. We require a motivated and enthusiastic person who can work positively and effectively as part of a team and who can support individuals with complex barriers to learning. The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of working with children
  • Good English and Maths skills
  • Good ICT skills
  • Excellent and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly with a team and motivate students
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Motivation and resilience under pressure

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • A dedicated staff team committed to achieving the best for our students.

  • A caring and supportive special school community that is open to new learning and development.

  • A supportive, warm and welcoming team

  • Excellent CPD and training opportunities.

Further details about the role

Applications must be completed in full. Only complete applications will be considered and CVs will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Westhaven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to DBS Barred List and Enhanced DBS Disclosure checks and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates. You can find our safeguarding policy on our school website.

Commitment to safeguarding

Westhaven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to DBS Barred List and Enhanced DBS Disclosure Checks and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates.
You can find our safeguarding policy on our school website.

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About Westhaven School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 18
School size
182 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01934 632171

Westhaven School is a specialist school, with a unique environment set in the beautiful village of Uphill near Weston-super-Mare, for learners who experience complex barriers to learning. We support learners between 4 and 18 years of age and celebrate their achievements, efforts and accomplishments. This ensures a shared sense of achievement, with learners developing and enhancing their self-confidence, self-esteem and overall well-being.

Westhaven School believes and adheres to a learner-centred approach and we strive to provide an aspirational educational provision that goes beyond the National Curriculum. Our learners are afforded opportunities to build friendships, show and receive respect, feel valued, and be accepted for who they are whilst achieving a sense of belonging.

Westhaven School works closely with other organisations and external professionals to meet learners’ needs and develop their next steps. We ensure that our learners, staff, parents/carers, and Governors feel valued, inspired and prepared.

Arranging a visit to Westhaven School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email trudy.hudson@westhavenschool.org.uk.

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