SEND Learning Support Assistant

Location
Oakfield Primary Academy Oakfield Road Rugby Warwickshire Cv22 6AU
Salary
Warwickshire NJC Band F
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Closes
12 Aug 2022
Job Ref
SR00269095
Contact
Jo Fricker
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

Post: SEND Learning Support Assistant

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, Term time only (39 weeks; 38 weeks + 5 Inset Days) Working Monday to Friday 8.45am to 1.15pm

Salary: Warwickshire NJC Scale F Spine Point 7-10 £20444-£22129 pro rata for hours and weeks worked

Contract Type: Fixed Term to 31st August 2023

Oakfield Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our dynamic team of committed Learning Support Assistants to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of pupils who have a range of complex SEND & SEMH needs to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available. The role will require you to work both in the classroom with the pupil in small groups and 1:1 to work on specific targets set by the Class Teacher, Pastoral Lead and SENDco.

Candidates should have:

· Have a flexible approach to working, with the ability to read situations and respond effectively

· Works well within a team

· Displays a positive and proactive attitude to all aspects of school life

· Displays initiative and ability to work independently

· Is enthusiastic and dynamic

· Be resilient, with a sense of humour

· Have a calm and patient manner

· Be imaginative with the ability to adapt activities to engage an interest helping with their participation and inclusion

· Use praise, commentary, and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task

· Be instrumental in the planning and implementation of the pupils individual learning plan liaising with the Class Teacher, Pastoral Lead and SENDco and other professionals

· Helping to make appropriate resources to support pupils

· To establish supportive relationships with the pupils concerned and parents/carers

· To promote the acceptance and inclusion of the pupils with SEN, encouraging pupils to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner

· To provide regular feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the teacher, Pastoral Lead and SENDco, including feedback on the effectiveness of the learning strategies adopted

· Be willing to undertake additional training as directed by the Headteacher, Pastoral Lead and SENCDco

· Be committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils

Oakfield Primary Academy and REAch2 can offer a successful candidate:

·  the chance to work with a fantastic team, both within the school and the wider Trust

· membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme;

· free and confidential access 24/ 7 to REACh2’s Employment Assistant programme for you and your family ;

· free car parking;

· generous annual leave entitlement

· an excellent CPD training programme with support from a supportive leadership team 

· you will be joining the REAch2 Academy Trust – a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background

We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge pupils to achieve their very best and want to be a memorable chapter of the children’s learning story.

Oakfield Primary Academy, part of REAch2 Academy Trust, has been rated good by Ofsted. REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country and is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

You are warmly invited to contact us to arrange an informal discussion.

For further details, or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Leah Adams on 07825723456. Email: head@oakfieldprimaryacademy.co.uk

Oakfield Primary Academy and REAch2 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with a Children’s Barred List Check and two satisfactory references

Closing Date - 2022-08-12

Interview Date - 2022-08-15

Start Date: 1st September 2022

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