Specialist Learning Support Assistant

Ashby School, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire


Job details

Job role SEN specialist
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £13,433 - actual salary

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and dedicated Learning Support Team. You will be required to work very closely with one other assistant to provide care and facilitate learning opportunities to enable a super Year 11 student with complex physical and communication difficulties to achieve, be happy and to succeed within a mainstream environment.

The role offers an ideal opportunity for an individual who is passionate about meeting the needs of children with SEND and who would like to develop their specialist skills whilst working as part of a supportive team within a mainstream setting.

Experience of working with children with a physical disability, such as cerebral palsy, is preferable but not essential as high quality training will be provided.

This is a temporary, full time, term time only post in the first instance, until the end of the 2021 academic year, with the possibility of an extension for a further two academic years.

Hours are 32.5 per week x 38 weeks, there may be flexibility with start and finish times.

The salary for the post is £13,433pa.

We firmly believe that Ashby School is a very special place to work and that this role will be particularly rewarding for the right person.

Application information and further details are available on the school website https://www.ashbyschool.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28 August at 10.00am.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 September.

Ashby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subjected to Enhanced Clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service and pre-employment checks.

Applying for the job

Please complete an application form and send together with a letter of application and current CV to j.bancroft:ashbyschool.org.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1762 pupils enrolled
Age range 14 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ashby School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email j.bancroft@ashbyschool.org.uk

About Ashby School

Ashby School is a thriving, successful and over-subscribed 14-19 Academy with 1700 students on roll including 600 post-16. Conveniently located close to the M42 and M1, within easy reach of several areas of outstanding natural beauty and with the newly created national forest on the doorstep, the school is set in its own attractive grounds in the expanding market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

We are proud of the work we do at Ashby: if you are passionate about teaching and learning and are seeking to develop your practice in a supportive and dynamic school, we would be delighted to receive your application.

School location

Nottingham Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DT