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Learning Support Assistant

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Kirklington, Newark
Salary: £17,077
Date Posted: 04/03/2020
Closing Date: 27-03-20
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Wings School Notts
Job Description: No Qualifications

Learning Support Assistant

Kirklington, Newark

Salary : £17,077

Closing Date: 27 March 2020

Interview Date: W/C 30 March 2020

We are currently looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work in our residential school You will work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom and provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom.

Key roles and responsibilities (Including but not limited to):

  • To deliver pastoral and learning support and care, appropriate to the general needs of the children and those as outlined in their Education and Health Care Plans
  • To provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
  • To establish and develop productive professional working relationships with pupils acting as a role model at all times
  • Within an agreed system of supervision, to work with the teacher to develop lessons, work plans and the classroom environment
  • To assess, feedback and record the achievements and progress of pupils through agreed monitoring systems
  • To be proactive in managing behaviour and promote self-control, independence and integration, through following Wings Education Limited ‘Management of Behaviour Policy’ and safeguarding their health and safety
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • To contribute to overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • To contribute to the identification and execution of appropriate out of school learning activities which consolidate and extend work carried out in class
  • Within an agreed system of supervision, to deliver learning and teaching activities and adjust these when necessary

Person specification:

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Ability to observe and monitor progress and maintain records
  • Ability to motivate and encourage students
  • Ability to work on own initiative

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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