Learning Support Assistant
Subject to Approval
Post Number: SGSP08
Salary Range: £19,578 to £22,095 pro rata per annum
(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)
Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September
Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31st August 2021
Hours: Up to 37 hours per week and 39 working weeks per year
SGS Pegasus School provides a genuinely innovative school for children and young people with autism, located in our state of the art school in Patchway, South Gloucestershire. We at SGS Pegasus look beyond autism in order to create and individual academic, social, emotional and physical learning experience to ensure each of our children realises their potential. We aim to develop the whole child by creating a bespoke learning experience that celebrates our talents and successes.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Pegasus School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.
SGS Academy Trust and SGS Pegasus School have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to become part of the SGS Pegasus team.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Working alongside Class Teachers and/or HLTAs in leading learning and interaction activities to individuals or groups of pupils
To lead pupils individually or as a group with lively, rich and enthusiastic lesson delivery
Provide Teachers with appropriate feedback on pupil achievement, progress and development
Actively contribute to the SGS Pegasus School Development Plan
Beneficial Skills & Qualifications:
Extensive experience and awareness of working with autism and/or SEMH
Qualifications and experience related to Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Understanding and awareness of needs and concerns of families of pupils with SEN
Experience of and commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils
Why choose SGS Pegasus?
You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.
If you are interested in this position please complete a SGSAT- Application Form and return to HR ensuring you quote the Post reference number.
Closing Date: 1st November 2020
Expected Interview Date: 9th November 2020
The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
SGS Pegasus 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.