Apprentice Learning Support Assistant - Forest Oak School

Forest Oak School
£8,779 - £15,820 pro rata per annum
21 Oct 2020
24 Oct 2020
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£8778.00 - £15820.00 pro rata p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.


32.0 Hours per Week

Salary: National Minimum Wage (Pro-rata)

Post 1&2 : Secondary Post 3 : Primary Post 1, 2 & 3: Temporary contract (for the duration of the apprenticeship) starting November 2020

32 hours per week

Forest Oak School is:

• for pupils with MLD, aged 4-18 years

• an outstanding school (Ofsted 2011, 2014 & 2019)

We are offering a school community:

• where pupils enjoy learning and value their relationships with us

• where staff are passionate about enabling all pupils to achieve beyond expectation

• where together we make a creative, dynamic team, proud to overcome challenges and celebrate each individual’s achievements

• campus with two other schools, in a very well resourced building

• where you will receive ongoing support and development that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful career as a learning support assistant


• 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade 4 or above or equivalent qualification

• An interest in training as a Learning Support Assistant and working with pupils within an SEN setting

• A commitment to undertaking NVQ Level 3 TLSA through SMBC nominated learning provider (note this is a distance learning course)

• Some previous experience of working with children in an educational setting is desirable but not essential

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an LSA role within the school where you will receive full training and support. Would you like to be part of the team? If so, please see attached to apply.

If you would like to find out more, through an informal chat, contact Jill Lambert in the school office.

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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