LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
£19,468 - £19,831 including SEN Allowance (Actual 41 week salary)
37.5 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
As part of the 41 weeks, the post holder will be required to commit to two weeks Short Term break care work during school holidays.
Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland just a few hundred metres from the sandy beaches of Broadstairs. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behaviours that may be challenging. We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management.
Using your experience of working with children and young people with Additional Educational Needs and Challenging Behaviour, you will work alongside colleagues to support a group of students in a classroom setting.
Awareness of the needs of, and experience of working with children and young people with Learning Difficulties, Autism and Challenging Behaviour will be a distinct advantage.
For all posts we look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude to deal sensitively with vulnerable children.
We offer a generous salary and benefits including:
* Highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
* Private medical insurance
* Investors In People Gold Accredited employer
* Fantastic training and development opportunities
* Thorough induction process
* Strong health and well-being focus
* Free meals with our young people
To apply please see our website for details. Please note we do not accept CVs and ask all applicants to complete an application form which can be downloaded from our website and emailed or posted to us.
The selection process for this post will comprise of an interview and short literacy test.
This is presently an open advertisement and the school is continuously seeking talented individuals to join our team.
We look forward to hearing from you