Learning Support Assistant to a Named Child
Temporary 1:1 Learning Support Assistant
Contract Length 1:1 Pupil
We are looking to recruit a caring supportive adult to work alongside a child with additional needs from September.
The successful applicant should be able to show empathy and patience whilst being consistent in their approach. They will need to be independent, adaptable, willing to learn and have a positive attitude. A variety of strategies and training will be given to the person in role to ensure that both the child, and the staff member are fully supported. The job demands a good team ethos with excellent communication skills. And NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or higher is desirable, but not essential. A good standard of grammar, spelling and maths is required.
We can offer:
Happy and positive children, supportive colleagues.
A strong partnership with parents, Governors and the local community
Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development
Applicants will be required to work 32.5 hours per week. 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, term time only.
Visits to our school are encouraged and can be arranged via the office, please call 01344 882422 or email email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and suitable applicants invited to interview. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate has been found.
How to Apply
How to Apply - Only applications received on Bracknell Forest application forms will be considered.
Safeguarding Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration formTo find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs/policies-relating-job-applications/applications-work-those-risk
The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) oversees the safety and well-being of children in Bracknell Forest - https://bracknellforestsafeguarding.org.uk/
Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
Disability - We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
Pre–employment medical check - As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire form.
References - On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.
Employment - Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.