We are looking to appoint a suitably enthusiastic and / or experienced individual as a Learning Support Assistant (Level 2) to support students within the SEND department. The post is offered on a Fixed Term Contract from ASAP to 31 August 2021 in the first instance.
LSAs contribute to the development of a strong, effective school with an emphasis on aspiration and attainment, delivered through strong classroom practice and a fiercely held and demonstrated belief in the role of the school in developing citizens for the future. All staff will demonstrate those philosophies which characterise effective schools – a commitment to education, to the needs and rights of all pupils and to the development of the school’s community, with strong, mutually supportive relationships with parents, partner schools and the broader community.
LSAs will be responsible for supervising students both on a one-to-one and group basis, under the direction of the Classroom Teacher and the SENDCo; assisting with the management of students. Relevant experience and qualifications are applicable, applicants should have good communication skills and have the ability to relate well to young people.
We are a Good school who is striving for ‘Outstanding’ in our next Ofsted Inspection and are a successful, improving and ambitious school. Teaching and Learning is at the heart of everything we do, therefore, we are committed to high quality CPD for all staff.
BCHS became part of Champion Education Trust in October 2019. As part of the Trust BCHS will continue to work closely with Crosshill Special School and a new school called ‘Lotus’ which is due to open in Blackpool in September 2020. This is an exciting time to join a developing Trust whose ethos and values are to support students to be “the best that they can be”. More information on the MAT can be found on the school website and during the interview process.
Blackburn Central High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.