We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to support a pupil who has an EHCP for the Medical condition: Type 1 Diabetes (insulin dependent diabetes). This condition means the body cannot produce the hormone insulin, which controls the body’s blood glucose (bg) levels. For this pupil insulin is delivered in a controlled manner into their body via an insulin pump, this pupil’s levels are remotely monitored by a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM).
LSA specifications: An LSA who has experience of Type 1 Diabetes and who has some or all of the following skill set:
• Physical management to keep the pupil safe, healthy and able to learn this involves finger prick tests, treatment with insulin and glucose, checking cannula sites and insulin catheter, as well as learning to use insulin pump to its full capacity, learning to understand and respond to blood sugar trend data from her Continuous Glucose Monitor and counting carbohydrates
• The aptitude to confidently look after the pupil, model good and confident care, and to support the EHCP pupil in progressively taking age-appropriate steps towards managing elements of the pupils’ medical condition on their own.
• To allow for full inclusion and active participation in all aspects of learning and life in school
For more information please contact the Inclusion Manager at West Byfleet Junior School or apply directly on the Eteach Website. Please contact the school if you have any further questions.
Hours: Tues – Fri 8.30 am – 3.20 p.m (3-4 full days per week, term time)
Closing date: Friday 4 December 2020 5.00pm
Interview Date: Thursday 10 December 2020 (to be conducted remotely)
Salary: Surrey PS3: £17,663 - £18,607 (pro rata)
Start Date: This position is available to start immediately, following training and a thorough hand over from exiting staff.
West Byfleet Junior 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. The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, qualification checks and references.