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Learning Support Assistants

Grade 4/5: £20,667 - £24,999 Pro Rata - £17,171.17 - £20,770.41
The Skills Hub, West Drayton
36 hours per week, term time only
Closing Date: 15/07/2018

Job Details

To support access to learning for students and provide support to the teacher in all aspects of classroom learning.

Please view the full Job Description – LSA JD-PS(TSH)

Person Specification

We are looking for people who are passionate about working with students that present with mental health needs and challenging behaviours and can remain calm and non-judgemental when under pressure.

The ideal candidate

To be considered a real asset to the school, you must demonstrate:

– An ability to engage in reflective practice and work with restorative justice   approaches.

– A non-judgemental and emphathetic approach.

– A genuine passion for education.

– Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills.

– An energetic and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude.

– Resilient and persevering personality.

– Both a friendly and professional manner.

Further Information

The Skills Hub is a secondary co-educational alternative provision predominantly working with students who are at risk of or are permanently excluded from mainstream education. The school aims to provide a therapeutic environment to support young people’s academic journey and psychological well being.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role, please send us your completed application form to starapdar@ypacademy.org.uk

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2018

Interviews: 18th July 2018

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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