Required for September 2019: Learning Support Assistants
An opportunity has arisen to join this successful, thriving school in which pupils have very positive attitudes towards their learning and are supported fully in all aspects of wellbeing. We are a curriculum pioneer school and are proud to once again be categorised as “Green”.
Bassaleg is a high-achieving, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school which prioritises the development of outstanding learning and teaching alongside wellbeing; both lie at the very heart of our ethos. In an environment in which all members of the school community are cared for, valued and listened to, we support and challenge our students to aspire to be the very best that they can be; enabling them to be responsible, capable and ambitious citizens. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and staff; we are very proud of pupils’ attainment across all key stages and of the dynamic and supportive learning community we have created.
At an exciting time in Welsh Education, we pride ourselves on being able to provide an inspired, creative and ambitious curriculum for all of our learners. Anyone choosing to join our school community would be rewarded with extensive Professional Learning opportunities; our friendly team of highly skilled and enthusiastic staff are supported by motivated pupils and an active body of parents and Governors. 21st century schools’ money recently awarded to Bassaleg School will also result in significant improvement to our current facilities across a very large site in coming months; thus ensuring that our environment and resources fully reflect the innovation and creativity within our curriculum and dynamic pedagogical approaches.
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate, who:
• is committed to working as a part of a team;
• is an excellent role model to help students meet their aspirations;
• can recognise and celebrate learner achievement and effort;
• be committed to working to improve the life chances of all learners within a collaborative learning culture.
We have a number of vacancies in our learning support team for people who have either experience or interest in supporting the development of learners with a range of learning needs.
If you have the personal qualities and skills essential to meet the requirements of this post, we look forward to receiving your application. This post is available for one year in the first instance.
Please apply on line below and contact the Headteacher’s PA: Miss Amy Hortin should you have any questions about the post.
Bassaleg 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.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.