We are seeking a dedicated and experienced LSA to join our happy, vibrant learning community. The role will involve providing educational support for a child with a visual impairment so that they are able to thrive within our setting.
Working: 31 hours, 15 minutes per week
Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.30pm including 30 minutes lunch
Term time plus Inset days
The successful applicant will be:
- Experienced in supporting pupils with complex special educational needs which can include behaviour that challenges.
- Passionate about helping children to overcome barriers to their learning.
- Committed to ongoing professional development, particularly those related to supporting children with a visual impairment.
- Committed to working in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.
- An outstanding practitioner committed to raising standards and to developing every aspect of our children including their communication and language skills.
- Able to think creatively to make learning exciting and relevant.
- Highly organised and able to manage their time effectively.
- Reflective practitioners who are keen to develop and progress.
- Positive, flexible and able to work effectively as part of a wider team.
- Educated to at least GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths and English (an NVQ or equivalent in Learning Support or Early Years is also desirable).
WE CAN OFFER:
- Opportunities for a range of experiences and developmental opportunities across our large school of over 950 pupils
- Fantastic resources and environment including a woodland area, 2 fields, a swimming pool and a cookery room
- A focus on staff well-being as part of the Learning in Harmony Trust putting staff first and providing many incentives and opportunities including the Perkbox scheme.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th May 2021
Visits to the School are welcome. Please contact the school to arrange this.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and the successful applicant will need a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate and supportive references.