Male Learning Support Assistant - Reynalds Cross Special School (Fixed Term)

Reynalds Cross Special School
£20,092 - £23,080 pro rata (actual salary £15,062)
16 Jul 2021
24 Jul 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

£20092.00 - £23080.00 p.a. pro rata. Actual salary £15,062. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Male Learning Support Assistant 
Grade C; £19,698.00 - £23,080.00 pro rata - Actual salary £15,062.00
32.5 hours Monday – Friday (Term time only)
Hours of work; 8.45 – 3.45

This post is restricted to men in accordance with 7.2(b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

We are a school for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex behaviours based in Olton, Solihull with a Satellite Centre at Green Lane in Shirley.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Male Learning Support Assistant to commence in September 2021.  You will be supporting a young man (17) with asd and very complex behaviours; you will need the ability to show empathy, patience and understanding. The role will require you to act on initiative to provide support during teaching time and through free choice times.  

Duties will include the provision of personal care where necessary, support within the classroom and access to leisure opportunities within the community, you will need a general good level of physical fitness due to the active requirements of this role.  

You will be able to demonstrate an ability to understand and work within the principles of SEN, with a working knowledge or the curriculum and assessment and have experience of working or interfacing with these pupils. 

So if you have a flexible attitude and the skills to work as a team member we would love to hear from you.  Please consult the attached Person specification to confirm the requirements we are looking for in your application. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All staff are expected to have an enhanced DBS check.


For further information please contact:

Reynalds Cross School
Kineton Green Road
Olton B92 7ER
Tel: 01217073012

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.


Supporting documents
Person Specification
DBS Guidance Notes
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Application Form
Job Description

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