SPECIALIST LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT FOR VISUAL IMPAIRMENT (Level 2)
Temporary and Part Time
15 hours per week
Grade 3 (Scp 3-5)
Salary: £6,473 - £6,734 per annum
The Governing Body of The Federated Primary Schools of the Upper Afan Valley wish to appoint a suitably qualified, responsible, caring and reliable person for the post of a Specialist Learning Support Assistant for Visual Impairment. The successful candidate will work with the class teacher to support the learning, educational progress and inclusion of a nursery pupil with a severe visual impairment, with the aim of narrowing any attainment gap they have with their fully sighted peers on entry to school to help develop independence in learning and other aspects of school life.
The Governors will be seeking the following skills/personal qualities:
The successful candidates will:
• have experience of working with visual impairment
• be experienced in planning, preparing and delivering learning activities;
• be a good communicator and team member, who is caring, flexible and approachable helping to motivate learners to succeed;
• an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with the ability to contribute to a team of dedicated professionals within the Learning Support Centre;
• a commitment to getting the best out of every child;
• be reliable and able to take responsibility;
• excellent people skills with adults and children;
• Ideally be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a related childcare discipline. Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing. The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.
Croeserw Primary 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.