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English-Specialist LSA - Term Time - Special Needs Position

West Heath School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6079-42S
  • Posted:08/08/2019
  • Pay:£16,500 per annum-actual salary
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 16th September

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English-Specialist LSA

Monday-Friday 8.30am-3.30pm (Term-Time only, 39 weeks)

Salary-£16,500 per annum (actual salary)

To start as soon as possible

We require a dynamic, motivated, pro-active and well-organised individual who has the ability and skills to successfully support our well-established English Department.

The position will see you dividing your time between supporting teaching staff, assisting learning1:1 in the classroom and delivering intervention. There will also be a requirement to cover and deliver lessons within the department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on students’ lives.

All of our learners have EHCP’s and as a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement.  West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.

Key Requirements

 

  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
  • Experience of working in schools (preferably SEMH)
  • Good understanding of SEMH
  • Good level of English and Maths
  • (English GCSE & Functional Skills knowledge advantageous)
  • Fresh ideas and a good insight into how to support teachers
  • Ready to learn new skills
  • Willing to learn teaching strategies and techniques
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Emotionally robust and resilient
  • Flexible, engaging and adaptable

 

Benefits

 

  • Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings

 

Closing Date –Monday 9th September at 12pm midday

Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the advertised closing date should we find a suitable candidate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information about the school

WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

“Rebuilding lives through education”

OFSTED outstanding March 2017

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status. We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education. We believe in “rebuilding lives through education”, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities .

“A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education”

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…”

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Becky Finch
  • Address:West Heath , Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR
  • Telephone: 01732 460 553
  • Email: hr@westheathschool.com

Fax: 01732 456 734

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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.