Learning Support Practitioner (Level 4), The Brades Lodge

The Brades Lodge, Tividale, West Midlands, B69 2HA
Band D Points 9 - 17 £20,344 – £23,836 + SEN allowance £1,289 pro rata- this is the full time amount
24 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
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The Brades Lodge School is growing and currently educates and supports 37 students in Key Stage 3 & 4 who experience Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding Learning Support Practitioner who will support the educational and pastoral needs of our students.

The successful candidate will be resilient, confident, flexible, creative and a good communicator.  They will need a good understanding of how to engage students in learning and be able to work under pressure and as part of a team in a sometimes challenging environment. The school is also committed to the Best Practice in Teaching Assistant Award to develop the best possible team.

We are looking for a dedicated and inspirational individual who can contribute to our journey towards outstanding.

Required qualifications: NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, BTEC, NNEB or equivalent

A full driving licence, and business insurance would be an advantage as you may be required to transport students.

Shenstone Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) clearance is required for this role.

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’

Application forms are attached below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 8GS or emailed to hr@sips.co.uk

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.

Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school on Thursday 27th June 2019 at 2.30pm, please contact the school office on 0121 552 3125.

If you have provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail. 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted by e-mail within 28 working days of the closing date. If you do not receive such an e-mail, please conclude that you have not been short-listed.

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time + 5  inset days

Grade: Grade D Points 9-17 £20,344 - £23,836 (pro-rata).  This is the full time salary which will be adjusted accordingly based on hours and weeks worked

Location: The Brades Lodge, Tividale, Oldbury, B69 2HA

Closing Date: Monday 1st July 2019 - midday

Shortlisting Date: 1st-5th July 2019

Interview Date:  w/c 8th July 2019

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