Learning Support Practitioner- St Thomas More Catholic Academy

Location
Longton Hall Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. ST3 2NJ
Salary
Actual Salary £12889 to £14225 Pay Award Pending
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
28 Sep 2020
Job Ref
8214
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

The Directors are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Practitioner. The successful candidate will be based in our SEND department and will join a team of 15 LSPs. 

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • carry out individual programmes of learning, specifically to support the pupil concerned
  • assist in the implementation of any other programmes of support designed by other professionals such as advisory teachers, Educational Psychologists and speech therapists
  • contribute to the students integration programme as identified by the school
  • carry out specialist interventions to individuals or small groups

The main duties and tasks:

  • to support teachers within the classroom.
  • to support the general care, welfare and safety of the pupil
  • to assist in the preparation of teaching materials and equipment in support of the pupil concerned
  • to liaise professionally with our SENCo, Assistant SENCo and the teaching staff
  • to liaise with parents where necessary

The post is for 28 hours per week (Monday-Friday) during term-time plus INSET.

St Thomas More Catholic Academy is an 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school with 1108 students on roll which has an excellent reputation throughout the area. On 1 November 2013 St Thomas More together with four primary academies formed the All Saints' Catholic Collegiate (MAC).

To apply please complete the attached CES application form and email to jbeardmore@stmca.org.uk along with completed disclosure form, consent to obtain references form and recruitment monitoring form.

Application packs can also be downloaded from our website www.stmca.org.uk (key information-vacancies)

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  All appointments made are also subject to satisfactory references and medical clearance

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 28 September 2020

Interviews will take place on Thursday 8 October 2020

STM Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 and the Prevent Duty

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