Learning Support Assistant

Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands
£20,092 pro rata
06 Jan 2022
20 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

4 days a week 8.15am-3.35pm Term Time Only  

The school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join a busy and successful SEN department. The successful candidate would ideally have experience as a Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant.

Clear communication and commitment to working with staff, students and parents are essential in order to provide the best learning experiences for SEND students both inside and outside the classroom.  We are looking for a dynamic colleague who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people.  Our students are enthusiastic, well-behaved and have high aspirations.  We are looking for a colleague who can offer additional support for those students who need it.

The role involves working with the school’s SENCO to offer in-class support, leading 1:1 and small group interventions and supporting teaching with teaching and learning for a student with additional needs. Being able to establish positive, professional and productive relationships as well as a robust understanding of planning, adapting and leading high quality in class support for students is key to this post.

King Edward VI Handsworth School is a warm and caring school which values all aspects of education as part of a broad and balanced curriculum. We have a thriving extra-curricular provision for students and place professional learning for staff at the centre of what we do. The successful candidate will be joining an outstanding girls’ grammar school which is part of the King Edward VI Academy Trust in Birmingham. Please download the job description, application form and department information from our website. Applications can be made by sending a completed application form, covering letter including the names and addresses of two referees, to the Headmistress, Mrs A Whittall.

Closing date: Thursday 20th January 9:00am

Interviews: w/c 24th January 2022

King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

Love of learning, Pride in diversity, Excellence for all.



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