Learning Support Assistant

John Spendluffe Technology College, Hanby Lane, Alford, Lincs, LN13 9BL.

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Schools - Support
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GLEA Grade 3 Point 6-9 Range: 18,562 - 19,698 pro rata Actual Starting Salary: 11,623 per annum upwards
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Jon Treasure
Contact Phone Number
01507 464301
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Closing Date
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Salary: GLEA Grade 3 SCP 6 to 9 (depending on experience/expertise).

Salary Range £18,562 - £19,698 pro rata (actual starting salary £11,623 per annum upwards)

Number of working weeks: 39

Number of hours per week: 24 hours (Tuesday to Friday only from 9.20am until 3.35pm)

Role Specification: This position is to work with a Year 10 male student who has social and communication difficulties.

Contract duration: To support this child for the full duration of their education at JSTC. 

Role Commencement: To start as soon as possible following DBS Clearance.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced team of learning support assistants. The post will include in-class support and some 1:1 work.  Applicants should have good English, Maths and Science skills, some knowledge and experience of social communication difficulties plus a good rapport with young people.

Candidate Profile: These roles would ideally suit someone who is interested in progressing to a career in teaching as a first step or who is looking to develop their skills and knowledge as a learning support assistant. 

For an application form and information pack go to our website www.jstc.org.uk or email t.chatterton@jstc.org.uk or telephone 01507 462443.  Closing date Friday 25th September 2020 at midday with interviews taking place during w/c 28th September 2020, date and times TBC.

JSTC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and operate Enhanced DBS safeguarding procedures in accordance with their own safeguarding polices.  Applicants are advised that they will be required to comply with these procedures as part of any recruitment process.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council 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.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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