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Learning Support Assistant SEN - 19.5Hrs - Term Time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-116S
  • Posted:18/06/2020
  • Pay:G5 (FTE £18,683-£21,312pa, actual £8,146-£9,292pa)
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:17/07/2020 at 13:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20th July 2020

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Learning Support Assistant SEN

Endeavour MAT Grade 5 Point 14 £18,683-£21,312 (Actual Salary £8,146-£9,292)  19.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

1st September 2020 start.

 

We require a Learning Support Assistant to join the strong collaborative SEN department to support students that have special educational needs.

The successful candidate will be flexible, have a positive approach to their work and have the ability to work effectively in a team environment.  The post is currently on a fixed term contract funding basis for 1 year, with the possibility for further extension.

This role is ideal for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children, particularly with learning difficulties, and also a fantastic opportunity for those considering a career in teaching to gain valuable first-hand experience. Training will also be offered.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.  Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

We can offer you a dynamic and supportive environment in a thriving and forward-looking Trust. 

The Application Process

In line with the Government’s recent announcement, our School is closed until further notice. However, we are still busily planning for the forthcoming academic year and are excited about welcoming new recruits to come and join us. In place of school-based interviews, we have set up systems to ensure that alternative options are still available via Microsoft Teams, video conferencing.

We would naturally welcome visits to the school, however, due to the current exceptional circumstances this will not possible at present.  Please see the job description for the post and if you would like a conversation with our Trust HR Manager or SENCO to discuss the role in more detail, we would be happy to arrange.

Deadline for applications is:  1pm Friday 17th July 2020, with interviews to take place w/c 20th July 2020.  Application forms are available on our website under Vacancies.  The school reserves the right to close the advert sooner if a number of successful applicants are received.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a five form entry and a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 936 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Owen
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322 223090
  • Email: jowen@wgsb.co.uk

Fax: 01322 289920

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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.