Learning Support Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Recruiter
City of Rochester School
Location
Cliffe Woods
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1784129035
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Start Date: Immediate

Pay: £17,704 - £20,459

We are seeking a number of LSAs at primary and secondary level, to join us at City of Rochester School, Cliffe Woods, Rochester in Kent.

We aim to:
  • provide excellence in education outcomes for all children
  • develop independence and self-advocacy
  • help children develop socially, emotionally and personally

The central focus of the City of Rochester curriculum is the natural world and STEM, combining outdoor learning with a rigorous academic programme.

As an LSA, working with teachers, you will be highly motivated to support students with special needs, 1:1 and as part of a team, inside and outside the classroom to make progress and fulfil their potential.

You should have:
  • Level 2 NVQ: Learning Support or the willingness to work towards
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with learners and their parents/carers
  • Ability to work with parents
  • Ability, patience and judgement to manage behaviour

Hours of work are between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

The City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Recruitment during COVID-19: Due to the current situation, it will not be possible to visit the school but we would encourage you to look at the website and call or email to discuss the role further. Candidates may be interviewed via remote video link and further information on the interview itself will be discussed if your application is shortlisted.

Closing Date: 20/11/2020 at 12:00

Interviews: TBC

Information about the school

The City of Rochester School is a specialist independent school for children, young people and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Now is an exciting time to join this wonderful school in its development and growth. We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows students’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

The City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The following policies are available on the school website: ~Safeguarding Policy ~ Whistleblowing Poilicy

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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