Learning Support Assistants (Fixed Term Contract until 31 August 2022) - The Orchard School
The Governors of this primary aged school wish to appoint several Learning Support Assistants. Experience of working with children with complex and profound learning difficulties is required. We are looking for people who are adaptable, reliable and good team players.
The Orchard School is an outstanding Sandwell Special School that caters for pupils with complex and profound learning difficulties. These include severe autism, complex medical conditions, physical and mobility difficulties, as well as severe developmental delay. There are currently 147 pupils on roll, and our children range from 2 –11 years.
We are a dynamic, vibrant and forward-looking school, with a welcoming ethos and a commitment to working in partnership with other agencies and families in order to harness and develop each child’s potential.
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.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Any offer of appointment will be subject to successful DBS clearance and 2 satisfactory references and a clear Disqualification by association return if applicable.
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 emailed to email@example.com. If you require more information about how to apply for the post, please call 0121 296 3000.
Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.
If you 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 hrs per week, Term time plus 5 INSET days
This is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2022 due to covering a sabbatical.
Salary: Band C Scale point 5-8, £10.01 – £10.62 per hour (£19,312 - £20,493 pro rata + SEN allowance, actual salary £14,839 - £15,951 per annum + SEN allowance)
Location: The Orchard School, Causeway Green Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8LD
Closing date: 14th June 2021 12.00pm
Shortlisting: 16th June 2021
Interviews: 29th June 2021