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Learning Support Assistant (Level 2)

Employer
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Dormston School, DY3 1SN
Salary
£18,566.17 - £18,874.01 per annum
Closing date
1 Mar 2024
Reference
DUDED00014281

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Sector
Education
Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

Everyone at Dormston has a pivotal role to play in creating a vibrant and dynamic school.

We have high aspirations for pupils and staff alike and believe that if you try hard; the sky is the limit.

Our school culture is caring and positive and ensures that everyone is supported and encouraged. We are very aware that happy teachers make a happy school and therefore we nurture talent that inspires, motivates and ignites young minds. All of our staff benefit from personalised professional development pathways as we aim to shape school leaders of the future.

Learning Support Assistant – Level 2

Grade 3 (Point 3-4) - 35 hours per week

39 weeks of the year (Term Time only plus INSET days)

£18,565.91 - £19,300.93 actual salary

Location: Dormston School, Mill Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 1SN

We have exciting opportunities to join our supportive and successful team as a Learning Support Assistant.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will support the Inclusion Hub in ensuring that quality provision is provided for our SEND students with a range of needs in class and during interventions. You will also support the department and classroom teachers with administrative tasks including coordinating and developing resources for SEND students.

We are looking for applicants with experience of working with young people with SEND. As Learning Support Assistant, you will have proven success working as part of an effective team and demonstrate the ability to show initiative.

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2024

Start date: March/April 2024.

It really is worth seeing Dormston at its best during the working day and visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Otton, Head Teacher’s PA if you would like to arrange a visit or for an informal discussion on 01384 816395.

Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive we will only contact you if you have been successfully shortlisted.

Dormston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance and qualification checks.

N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the HR Resourcing Team on 01384 811300 (Option 1) or via e-mail to HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

Online facilities to apply for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough. Informal visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed.

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance https://help.wmjobs.co.uk/

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

Dudley Council on behalf of the school will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the Council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The councils full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at www.dudley.gov.uk

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GUIDANCE NOTES - PLEASE READ
LSA Job Description
LSA Person Specification

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’ www.dudleyboroughvision2030.org.uk

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan www.dudley.gov.uk/council-community/plan-policies-and-strategies/council-plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All www.dudleyboroughvision2030.org.uk and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough www.allaboutdudley.info

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Telephone
01384 811300
Location
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 2AA
United Kingdom

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