LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
Pay grade: B1
Pay scale level: 4 - 6
Hours: 32.5 per week - Term Time Only + 5 Days
Contract: Fixed Term with a view of being made permanent thereafter
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: Monday 31st August 2020
Job Advertised: Monday 21st October 2019
Closing Date: Monday 4th November 2019 – 12.00 noon
Interviews: To be confirmed
Please be aware we do not accept applications direct from agencies
Broomfield South SILC is developing and expanding its provision and the Governors of this caring, friendly and successful school wish to appoint enthusiastic, motivational and creative Learning Support Assistants to join our dedicated team at this exciting time in the life of the school. Broomfield greatly values the work of our Learning Support Assistants and the vital contributions they make to the school in developing the life chances and opportunities of our pupils and young people.
We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who want to make a real difference to the lives of our pupils to guide their learning and maximise their progress in all areas of school life.
Broomfield South SILC is an all age, co-educational day school maintained by Leeds City Council. Our pupils and young people (2-19) have a wide range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition.
We offer an inclusive setting operating on the main Broomfield site and two mainstream partnership sites:
• Windmill Primary School
• Rodillian Academy
This enables us to meet a wide variety of pupils’ needs and provide support and advice to the community.
The successful applicants will have;
• Experience of supporting pupils with a wide range of Special Educational Needs
• Good Maths, English and ICT Skills
• NVQ/QCF or equivalent in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools or working towards is desirable
In addition the following personal qualities;
• Positive attitude
• Able to work effectively in a team
• Able to use initiative
• Willingness to learn, reflect and share effective practice with others
In return we can offer:
• friendly, enthusiastic and highly motivated pupils and young people
• a comprehensive CPD programme with potential for career development and promotion
• the support of a strong, caring and committed staff team
• Fun and a challenge!
Staff are expected to work across the three sites if required.
For further details, recruitment pack and to arrange a school visit please contact Rhona Mackintosh by email or by telephone (see how to apply)
Pease note that Broomfield South SILC operates a no smoking policy
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure
The Broomfield main site & our partnership site at Windmill Primary School have disabled access facilities, including a lift in the extension and at our partnership site at Rodillian Academy.
Broomfield South SILC 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.