An exciting opportunity to work at a rapidly expanding Special School.
We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant with a minimum of Level 3 British Sign Language.
Briarwood has a dedicated team of staff, governors and parents/carers who are proud to support 140 children and young people aged 3 to 19 years and are passionate about their progress, happiness and care.
You will be required to work with a range of pupils whom have severe and profound learning difficulties. A large number of our pupils have challenging behaviours and are within the Autistic Spectrum. Candidates must bring energy, confidence and enthusiasm with a commitment to inclusion. We will provide a planned induction within a large, strong and supportive LSA and teaching team.
Under the guidance of the teaching staff, you will provide direct support for the learning of individual children or groups of children to achieve defined progression targets.
Experience and knowledge in working with children within a special needs setting is desirable, and a minimum of level 3 BSL is essential. This is an exciting opportunity to join our school in a period of rapid development.
The is a permanent post, 32.5 hour per week, Monday to Friday, term time only plus 5 inset days.
Closing Date: 15 January 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Start Date: As soon as possible
Briarwood School is committed to providing Equal Opportunities for its pupils and staff and safeguarding children. All employees must have an enhanced DBS clearance (this will be carried out by the school if you are successful).
Briarwood 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.