Learning Support Practitioner Level 3, The Westminster School
Can you inspire our pupils and young adults to reach for the stars?
Can you make a difference to the lives of our Special Needs/Complex Needs pupils and young adults?
We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Learning Support Practitioner to support our growing and thriving Outstanding school.
The successful candidate will assist teachers with an agreed system of supervision, implement work programmes with individuals and groups as well as produce resources under the guidance of the teacher.
Our school is a safe, happy and learning environment in which everyone is encouraged to achieve their full potential through high aspirations and a wealth of opportunities and experiences.
You must have a proven background of successfully working with children. You must have good ICT skills and be innovative in your approaches to their deployment and use. You must be able to form good working relationships with students, be an excellent role model and have excellent skills in responding to and resolving complex behaviours. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a passion and desire to work with pupils from a variety of backgrounds. They must be dynamic individuals who are able to respond to the changing demands of daily school life.
The school caters for 222 pupils aged 7 -19 years with a wide range of Special Educational Needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Development Delay and Moderate to Severe Learning Disabilities.
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 is required for this role. For more information about the School’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, please visit 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’
This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post
Application forms are available below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8GS or via email
Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.
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 via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there.
Hours: 32.5 hours per week - Term Time only + INSET Days. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8:40am - 3:15pm (including 30mins Lunch break), Tues: 8:40am - 5:00pm (including 30mins Lunch Break to be taken during pupils' lunchtime). Plus 20mins contingency time
Grade: Grade D, SCP 9-17 £20,903 - £24,491 p.a. - This is the full time salary and will be adjusted according to hours/weeks worked
Location: The Westminster School, Rowley Regis Learning Campus, Hawes Lane, Rowley Regis, B65 9AL
Closing date: 9:00am on Friday 12th February 2021
Interviews to be confirmed