Learning Support Assistant x 4 - Devonshire Infant Academy
5 days left
Required: ASAP – from September/October 2021
Hours: 28 hours per week – Mon-Fri 8.50am-3.15pm
Learning Support Assistants x 4 required
(due to internal promotions)
Due to internal promotions, Devonshire Infant Academy is looking to employ 4 LSAs to work 28 hours per week with children with special educational needs.
You will be responsible for providing individual, keyworker, support for a child with complex needs. This will take place within the class and in designated small group and individual learning areas. You will also provide support during lunchtimes with eating, socialising and interacting with others. You must have an understanding and experience of working with children with special educational needs in EYFS and KS1. Training and support will be given to successful candidates. Please make clear in your application the experience that you have of using specific strategies to support children with communication, target work and routines.
Candidates should have the following qualities and experience:
- Minimum of NVQ level 2 relevant qualification
- of working with children of primary school age, preferably within EYFS and/or EYFS
- in using initiative to create resources and direct learning as necessary i.e. when a child is struggling to understand, provide visual aids, appropriate materials or individualised learning approaches and support in order to move the child's learning forward.
Devonshire Infant Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take a disclosure and barring check. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered. We do not accept CV only applications.
Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 23rd September 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 29th September
28 hours, Term Time
Band B SCP 2-4 £18,198 - £18933 per annum pro rata
Auckland Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7AT
Thursday 23rd September 2021 – 12 noon
Fixed Term until 31 August 2022 (SEN funding)
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