Learning Support Assistant

Kings Norton Girls’ School and Sixth Form is an OFSTED outstanding school and one of the top comprehensives in the country.  Our school lies in the heart of our community and is highly regarded locally.


Learning Support Assistant

(Fixed Term Contract, linked to the local authority funding of a named child)

Full time, term time

Salary range: Grade 3 spine point 16-18 (FTE £23,687 to £24,644, actual pay of £20,710 – £21,547).

 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled professional to join our SEND team. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record of working with young people to promote effective learning and overcome barriers. The role will be primarily to provide one to one support for an identified pupil in KS3. Experience of working with pupils with Autism and generalised anxiety would be preferable. Additional experience of supporting students with Type 1 diabetes would also be desirable, although training for this can be provided.

The successful candidate should be passionate about making a difference to the lives of students and keen to join a school that is relentless in its pursuit of excellence. You will be enthusiastic about ensuring the students you work with make outstanding progress. In return we can offer a supportive culture that is constantly seeking to improve learners’ experience and attainment through working collaboratively and being willing to adopt new ideas.  The school is committed to safeguarding children and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Monday 27th September at 9.00am 

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 27th September

Full details can be found on the school’s website https://www.kngs.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you wish to discuss the post further, please contact Ms Gemma Cartin, SENCO on gcartin@kngs.co.uk or via the school switchboard 0121 675 1305.

Applications can be made by submitting your completed application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Denise Wilson dwilson@kngs.co.uk or via the TES portal.  We do not accept CV applications, only those submitted on the KNGS application form will be considered.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

 

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