Learning Support Assistant

Kendal, UK
22 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Wings School Cumbria is a residential special school for boys and girls between the ages of 9 - 17 years, which also offers day placements. The school supports children and young people with social and emotional challenges that can sometimes affect their behaviour.

Due to rising numbers of pupils we are looking to recruit a further Learning Support Assistant:
  • To work alongside class teachers to enhance the teaching and learning experience at Wings School
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and classroom
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the schools policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Experience of working in this type of school is an advantage; the desire and ability to make learning exciting and effective is the priority.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications in the range of £16,000 - £18,000.

Advanced induction, training, supervision and performance management provided.

All posts attract company pension contribution

Wings School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Further information available at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

All posts will require a fully completed application form to be submitted before interview

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