Learning & Behaviour Assistant
Required for October 2020
Salary: NJC Scale 5 Point 12 - 17: FTE £25,137 (actual starting salary £20,187)
Hours: 33.75 hours per week
Weeks worked: Term time plus INSET - 39 weeks
Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday, 30th May 2020
Interview date: Thursday 1st October 2020
Glebe School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic Behaviour/Learning Support Assistant. This a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to join the team following the school’s ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted grade, under the new framework, in December 2019.
We are seeking to appoint a colleague who will assist the Learning and Behaviour Manager and is passionate about maximizing all pupil outcomes.
The successful applicant will:
- Have some knowledge of Autism & Behaviour Management
- Experience working with children of relevant age with additional needs
- Knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and aware of relevant legislation
- Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and in particular, barriers to learning
- Ability to plan effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving
- Ability to relate well to children and adults
- Work constructively as part of a team
- Be well-organised, self-driven, team orientated and reflective
- Willingness to work flexibly in terms of core hours/breaks if required
- Be optimistic, enthusiastic and committed to working to provide a high quality teaching & learning environment
- Behave in a warm, yet professional manner towards colleagues, students & visitors at all times, and contribute to the positive ethos of the school
We can offer you:
- The opportunity to help lead an outstanding school into the next phase of its development
- An outstanding school with good established practices, a sound financial position and good buildings and site
- Students who enjoy school and thrive on their broad-based curriculum and wide range of activities
- A stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
- Training and Continuing Professional Development
- Excellent ongoing professional development and training
- A supportive and committed board of trustees
Our Senior Deputy Headteacher, Marianne Rodger-Weetman, will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the school or the role. All prospective candidates should complete an application form. CVs will not be accepted.
The Specialist Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.