Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
Salary: CAN scale 14-17 (£22,027-£22,447 per annum, full time equivalent. Term time only, 33 hours’ actual salary - £16,840 - £17,160 per annum)
Working hours: 33 per week between 8.00am and 3.50pm. 190 days per year (188 term days plus 2 staff preparation days)
This is a non-teaching post which will give the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to work closely with young people supporting them in their school life, helping them to access a varied and exciting curriculum.
As a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) you will be part of a team working under the direction of the SENCo, or allocated for day to day management to the Leaders of Mathematics, English, Science or other departments.
As well as the mainstream part of our school, Oaks Park High School is home to Horizon – the largest autism base in the country. This is a specialist provision, offering small teaching classes, that provides a bespoke curriculum for students with autism. Applications from those with experience in this area, or an interest to gain more experience in this area, are very welcome – please note this on your application form.
You will be expected to work effectively with both teaching and support staff at all levels as well as with parents/carers, students and external agencies.
See the job description/person specification (below) for further details.
Please note that applications MUST be submitted on a school application form (below). CVs will not be accepted.
Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.
Oaks Park High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced checks carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service.