This happy and successful all through special school in Ickenham are seeking to appoint a full time Learning Support Assistant to join our team, as soon as possible.
Salary info: Scale 3, points 5-6 + Special School Allowance: £1,107;
Work contract: 36 hours per week, Term time only + 5 Training days (39 weeks);
Work pattern: Mon: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm, Tues to Thurs: 8.30 am - 4.15 pm and Fri 8.30 am - 3.45 pm;
Further salary information: The advertised salary is subject to candidate experience and qualifications.
Pentland Field School currently has up to 150 special needs pupils on roll, aged from 4 to 19. Children learn in class groups of 8 or 9, supported by two or three LSAs. The school is part of the Eden Academy. To find out more about our school please visit our website.
The children at Pentland Field have a range of Learning Difficulties. There are children with language and communication difficulties. Other children may have difficulties associated with social, emotional and behavioural needs. Some children have a diagnosis of an autistic spectrum condition. Some pupils will have additional mobility difficulties, or require assistance with personal care.
The qualities we look for in our staff are: commitment, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth, a growth mind-set, and good personal organisation. These staff can perform to the highest professional standard. Basic ICT skills are essential. Staff at this school are ready to engage fully with all aspects of school life, including supporting the children in class, at playtime, swimming, and other extra-curricular activities. This can include overnight stays or residential trips.
Interviews: Week beginning 4th November 2019. Short-listed candidates will be informed with at least a day’s notice by phone or email.
Pentland Field 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.