Learning Support Assistants - Merstone Special School

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Merstone Special School
£20,493 - £23,080 per annum (pro rata)
10 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

£20493.00 - £23080.00 p.a.pro rata.  Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Teaching & Learning Support Assistants 
(to include personal and medical care support)

Salary:  C Band - £15,363 – £17,302 (Actual Salary) 
(This is subject to qualifications)

Required for October 2021 

Post 1:    Year 1 - Pupil specific – Monday to Friday 8.45am – 3.45pm (32.5 hours)                                   
39 weeks per year. To support a pupil with complex needs

Post 2:    KS2 Class - Pupil specific - Monday to Friday 8.45am – 3.45pm (32.5 hours)
       39 weeks per year (this post will include some work in the child’s home  
       prior to them transitioning into school)

Governors are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and experienced Learning Support Assistants for the above posts. These roles will entail supporting pupil’s education, care and medical needs. All training provided.

Merstone School is:
•    for pupils with Severe Learning Disabilities, aged 2-19 years
•    an outstanding school (Ofsted 2011, 2014 & 2017)

We are offering a school community:
•    where pupils enjoy learning and value their relationships with us
•    where staff are passionate about enabling all pupils to achieve beyond expectation
•    where together we make a creative, dynamic team, proud to overcome challenges and celebrate each individual’s achievements
•    a campus with two other schools, in a very well resourced building
•    where the mental health and well-being of the whole school community is valued and supported

•    NNEB/ NVQ 3 /BTEC or other relevant childcare qualifications 
•    GCSE Maths & English Pass
•    SEN experience and positive behaviour management expertise

Would you like to be part of the team?  If so, download the information and application pack or contact school for more information.

Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021 at 9.00am
Interviews: Monday 27th September 2021

Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.    

For further information please contact: 

Kim Archer-Clarke
Merstone School
Windward Way
Smith’s Wood
B36 0UE

Tel: 0121 717 1040
Email: office@merstone.solihull.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Application Form
Person Specification
DBS Guidance Notes
Job Description
Recruitment Monitoring Form

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