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Learning Support Assistant

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Ansley, Warwickshire
Salary: £17,000
Date Posted: 03/12/2019
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Arc School Ansley
Job Description: No Qualifications

Learning Support Assistant

Ansley, Warwickshire

Salary £17,500

Temporary contract January 2020 – July 2020

41 hours per week. Monday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

We are currently looking to recruit two temporary Learning Support Assistants to work in our Arc School Ansley. We are an independent day school near Nuneaton for children and young people aged between 11 and 16 who have social, emotional & behavioural problems. The school supports pupils with various educational and social needs, some of which are associated with the challenges of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attachment disorder, autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia.

The role is to work with the Deputy Head and SENCo to address the needs of children who need help to overcome barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential. To support the learning and provide for the care and welfare of students with special educational needs, throughout the school day, usually working on an enhanced support basis. 

Some of your key roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing care and support inside and outside the classroom for one or more individual students during the school day
  • Facilitating small group work in the classroom, and in particular create time for the subject teachers to work with students who have SEN
  • Assisting with the students’ personal, behavioural and social development through appropriate guidance and advice within the context of the teacher’s overriding responsibility for behaviour management in the classroom. Taking a constructive role in preventing/minimising the effects of emotional and behavioural incidents
  • Supporting individual students through assessments, tests and examinations, in line with the school procedures and as agreed with examining bodies
  • Working with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment for SEN students
  • Being aware of and complying with School polices relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection
  • Assisting in the writing and updating of all Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Supporting the administration work of the Inclusion faculty by liaising with outside agencies, in particular the examining bodies and educational psychologists


Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.

Kedleston Group Ltd 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 Disclosure and Barring Service.

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