Learning Support Professional (Willingdon Community School)
Hours of work: 31 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.05 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 16 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, BN20 9QX
Phone: 01323 485254
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Required for a September 2023 start. The post will involve a combination of targeted work in our inclusion room with students who are hard to reach and present with challenging behaviours and in-class support across the curriculum with students within SEN.
The students will need support with literacy and numeracy, interpreting tasks and managing their behaviour. The post will require some knowledge of working with students in an educational setting and it will be useful to have experience of behaviour management and/or counselling skills. The successful applicant will show initiative and demonstrate that they have the tenacity to ensure that the students’ progress.
The appointed person will be joining a dynamic team in the inclusion dept.
Our Vision Statement:
We are Willingdon
We are a united, vibrant community which demonstrates personal excellence in all that we do. Learning at Willingdon transforms lives by igniting curiosity and expecting the very best from staff and students alike. We value opportunities, aiming for success today to prepare for challenges and opportunities tomorrow. We are respectful, honest and courteous to empower each other on our unique learning journeys. We look after ourselves and each other, and show empathy, respect and compassion to all people and our environment along the way. We encourage tolerance, resilience and reflection, which in turn allows everyone to make progress every lesson. We work together as a harmonious community to be the very best versions of ourselves.
This makes us Willingdon
Willingdon Community School is committed to child protection/safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this duty of care. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures and will require satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
Closing Date: Friday, 16 June 2023 (by noon)
Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted candidates only.
We advise applying promptly for this vacancy as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.
To apply for this post, please download and complete the application form from the school website: http://willingdonschool.org.uk/about-us/vacancies or, e-mail: email@example.com
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.