Learning Support Practitioner Level 3/Cover Supervisor - The Westminster School

The Westminster School, Curral Road, Rowley Regis, Sandwell, West Midlands B65 9AN
Band D (£19,819-£23,111 per annum, pro rata). To be reduced accordingly to hours and weeks worked.
04 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
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Due to increased pupil numbers we are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Practitioner/Cover Supervisor to join our successful school team.  The Westminster School is a successful Special School catering for 195 pupils aged 7 to 19 years, all of whom have MLD+ and a range of complex needs.

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the Assistant Head Teacher/SENCo and must have a proven background of successfully working with children and young adults with complex needs.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a passion and desire to work with pupils from a variety of backgrounds and must be dynamic individuals who are able to respond to the changing demands of daily school life. 

We have a proactive, supportive Governing Body and strong partnerships with parents/carers, the Local Authority and the local community.  Our children are motivated and keen to learn.

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 and Childcare Disqualification Declaration is required for this role.  For more information about the School’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy visit the Policy Section of our website at http://www.thewestminsterschool.co.uk/policies.

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’

An Application Form is attached and should be returned to SIPS Education, HR Department, 2nd Floor, Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8GS or via email to hr@sipseducation.co.uk.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please note, shortlisted candidates must provide qualification certificates to be verified at interview.

A visit to school for shortlisted candidates will be 9:30am, Monday 22nd October 2018

Hours: 32.5 hours per week to include: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8.40am – 3.15pm, Tuesday 8.40am – 5.00pm, (plus 20 minutes contingency time), term time only plus 5 inset days

Location: The Westminster School, Curral Road, Rowley Regis, West Midlands.  B65 9AN

Salary: Band D (£19,819-£23,111) per annum, pro rata.  This is the full time salary and will be reduced according to hours and weeks worked.

Closing Date: Friday 19th October 2018 at 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 24th October 2018

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