Learning Support Assistant 2 (including half hour lunchtime post) - Old Park Primary School

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Old Park Road, Wednesbury WS10 9LX
Salary
Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £17,135 to £17,419 per annum per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
Reference
SANDED000006625

Job Details

Fixed term until: 22nd July 2024 due to external funding

PREVIOUS CANDIDATES DO NOT APPLY

Required to start as soon as possible subject to satisfactory clearances.

The Governors wish to recruit a learning support assistant qualified to Level 2 to provide classroom support across the whole school in line with the Inclusion Policy. This will include delivering specific SEN provision for children with specific and complex educational needs.

We are an outstanding school (OfSTED November 2008 and May 2013) with the school’s contribution to local community cohesion and commitment to inclusivity being exemplary. It is staffed by people who give the highest quality of care and education to our pupils and give support and guidance to families.

The children are motivated, eager to learn and behaviour is good. Parents are supportive of the school and work with us to develop our whole school community.

Old Park is the site for the Wednesbury North Children’s Centre which offers a wide range of family and community support.

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.  Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE

If you are a committed and skilled practitioner with energy and a desire to learn please contact the school for further details and an application form. Visits to the school are very welcome. 

Application packs are available by contacting the Administration Team in school on 0121-526-2669, email school.office@oldparkprimary.com or via our school website www.oldparkprimary.com

Closing date: Wednesday 29th November 2023 @ midday

Interviews: Tuesday 5th December 2023 PM

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You can view our current Safeguarding Policy on the school website.

Hours:

31.25 per week, term time only, plus school training days (including half an hour lunchtime duty)

There is a requirement that the successful candidate will attend a staff briefing every Wednesday until 5.00pm

Grade:

Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £17,135 to £17,419 per annum per annum

Location:

Old Park Primary School, Old Park Road, Wednesbury WS10 9LX

Closing Date:

Wednesday 29th November 2023 @ midday

Supporting documents
Application Form
Job Description
Personnel Specification
Prospectus

Company

Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/30847/local-government-careers

Company info
Website
Telephone
0121 569 3300
Location
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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