Specialist Learning Support

Brighton Hill Community School, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4HS

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 September 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,265 - £20,290

Actual salary

£14,585 - £15,361

Pay scale

C Grade

Specialist Learning Support job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and committed person with good literacy and numeracy skills to join a friendly, supportive and ambitious department which has been newly developed to provided highly effective provision for our SEND students.

As a school we continue to strive to provide the best outcomes for all of our students. As such we will be able to support the successful candidate in the following ways

  • Ambitious commitment to full and specialist CPD
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with likeminded colleagues and teachers.
  • Opportunity to develop areas of interest within the role of and remit of SEND
  • Access to a newly developed staff room and modern work space.
  • Free access to the school gym to support wellbeing.
  • Opportunities to work across the whole school with a range of colleagues.
  • Time away lesson support to meet students, staff and parents, as well as have quality time to prepare interventions and resources.
  • Opportunity to be involved in extra-curricular and school trips.

Role Purpose

  • Carry specialist responsibility and support/mentor other staff in developing skills and knowledge.
  • Carry specialist responsibility and support/mentor Students with their engagement, attendance and progress in school.
  • Regularly liaise, monitor, meet and communicate with students in their care under the banner of their specialist field.
  • To support SEND students in the classroom and faculty allocated to access learning and make expected progress.
  • To complement and support the professional work of the Teacher to support task and learning activities.
  • To support the progress of SEND students within the faculty and providing best practice resources and sharing ideas.
  • To liaise with teacher within the allocated faculty with regards to curriculum and be prepared to support tasks and activities. This could include some pre-learning, responsive support in the classroom and additional interventions.
  • Regularly liaise, monitor, meet and communicate with students in their care under the banner of their specialist field.
  • Liaise with external agencies to invest and support specialist area as well as build CPD knowledge.
  • Take ownership for liaising and disseminating key CPD and strategies to support students and teaching staff.

Essential

  • An ability to establish positive and effective working relationships with students and colleagues.
  • The capacity to develop an in-depth understanding of student's needs, in order to support them with effective approaches to learning and development.
  • Commitment to participate fully in all areas of school life.
  • Commitment to undertake additional training to support student needs.
  • Willingness and engagement with educational research.
  • An ability to adapt practise and contribute towards the extensive SEND vision.

Desirable

  • Experience of working within an educational setting; practice of leading small group and 1:1 intervention sessions.
  • Some experience of supporting students with a specific / specialist area of need.
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant.

Working hours are 32 hours 45 mins per week, Monday – Friday during term time.

Applying for the job

For full details and an application form, please visit our website: www.brightonhill.hants.sch.uk or telephone Jo Levett on 01256 362523. Applications should be emailed to: jlevett@brightonhill.hants.sch.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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Supporting documents

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About Brighton Hill Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1086 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01256 362523

Brighton Hill Community School is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is a rapidly improving coeducational 11-16 Community School with 1110 students.

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