Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Learning Support Assistant 

BKHS Bablake, Coundon Road, Coventry, CV1 4AU

Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave (anticipated start date November 2021)

Grade 3 £16,585 - £19,328 FTE per annum, Actual Salary - £12,859 to £14,981 per annum

35 hours per week, Term Time Only (8.30am – 4.30pm with 1 hour for lunch)

We are looking to recruit an experienced Learning Support Assistant to join us at our BKHS Bablake site.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the organisation and delivery of the Learning Support provision. This will include 1:1 support of pupils within lessons, emotional and wellbeing support, and academic support for pupils timetabled for Learning Support lessons. Experience of working with young people with autism would be an advantage.

The Bablake and King Henry VIII schools have proudly served Coventry and the wider region for over 1,150 years combined. Throughout our history our schools have thrived by adapting to circumstances while staying true to our mission to provide a first-class, affordable independent education for the children of Coventry and beyond. The creation of BKHS is the next chapter in that proud history ensuring we continue provide choice and opportunity to every child. The transition to a single school is planned to happen over two academic years starting in September 2021.

The Coventry School Foundation is strongly committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to create a welcoming, respectful and safe environment for all members of our community, from every ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability/disability, religion and background. We know that more diverse teams are stronger teams, and that the more inclusive we are, the more our staff and pupils will feel a sense of belonging and will thrive. To enable us to make any reasonable adjustments, please let us know when you submit your application whether you have any special requirements to enable you to participate fully in the recruitment process.

The Coventry School Foundation is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and overseas police check if necessary. Candidates from overseas must provide information about their past conduct, for example, by providing documents issued by overseas teaching authorities.

A covering letter and completed application form should reach the HR team at hr@bkhs.org.uk as soon as possible and no later than 12 noon Friday 12th November 2021. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time. All applications will be reviewed until the vacancy is closed.

Anticipated Start Date: November 2021.

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