Learning Support Assistant (Level 2) - The Westminster School
- Can you inspire our pupils and young adults to reach for the stars?
- Can you make a difference to the lives of our Special Needs/Complex Needs pupils and young adults?
The successful candidate will work under the guidance of our HLTAs and other members of the School’s leadership team. They will assist teachers with an agreed system of supervision, implement work programmes with individuals and groups as well as produce resources under the guidance of the teacher.
You must have a proven background of successfully working with children. You must have good ICT skills and be innovative in your approaches to their deployment and use. You must be able to form good working relationships with students, be an excellent role model and have excellent skills in responding to and resolving complex behaviours. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a passion and desire to work with pupils from a variety of backgrounds. They must be dynamic individuals who are able to respond to the changing demands of daily school life.
The Westminster School is an Outstanding School for students aged 7-19 with moderate learning difficulties plus additional needs. The School offers a comprehensive CPD programme and has been awarded the Investors in People Platinum Award. School occupies state-of-the-art facilities on a £42million Rowley Learning Campus.
Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role. For more information about the School’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, please visit www.thewestminsterschool.co.uk/policies.
The School is committed to equal opportunities and we have a proactive, supportive Governing Board and strong partnerships with parents/carers, the Local Authority and the local community.
This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post.
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.
Application forms are available below or at https://thewestminsterschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/TWS-Application-form.doc and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8GS or via email
Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.
If you have provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail.
If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there.
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, Term Time only + INSET Days. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8:40am until 3:15pm (including 30 mins lunch break). Tues: 8:40am until 5:00pm (including 30 mins lunch break) plus 20 mins contingency time.
Grade: Grade C £19,312 - £20,493 p.a. Actual pro-rata salary is £15,071 - £15,992
Location: The Westminster School, Rowley Regis Learning Campus, Hawes Lane, Rowley Regis, B65 9AL
Closing date: Friday 14 January 2022 @ 12 noon
Interviews: Mid January 2022 (date to be confirmed)