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School Name Lansbury Bridge School and Sports College
School Address Lansbury Ave, Saint Helens WA9 1TB Tel: 01744 678589
Job Title Learning Assistant (Level 3)
Job reference LBL3LA1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 7-11 plus Special Needs Allowance, pro rata for term-time
Pay From: £17858.69 To: £19317.62
Hours Full Time - 32.5 hours per week (term time plus 5 INSET days) - Part-Time contract to be discussed at interview.
Closing date 20 March 2023 (12pm)
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Job Description
Permanent and Temporary Posts– Multiple Posts for Spring Term 2023 start
(Full Time/Part Time contracts available)

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a number of Level 2 Learning Assistants to join our happy and successful team in Spring Term 2023. There are multiple permanent and temporary posts available and both full time/ part time contracts are on offer. Please state in your application if you have a preference to full time/part time working or if you wish to be considered for both.

Experience of working with children with SEN and ASC/behavioural difficulties would be an advantage.

Lansbury Bridge School & Sports College is a generic special school which caters for 222 children and young people, aged 3-16. All of our pupils have complex needs and have an EHCP in place. The majority of pupils have profound, severe or moderate learning difficulties while over 50% also have a diagnosis of ASC. A number have additional sensory, physical and medical difficulties.

We have high expectations of our staff, in order to get the best outcomes for our wonderful pupils.
If you are child centred, hard-working and of a positive disposition, we'd love to hear from you.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Purpose of the Role

To work with and supervise individuals and groups of children under the direction/instruction of teaching and/or senior staff, inclusive of specific individual learning needs, enabling access to learning for all pupils and assistance and support in classroom management and behaviour techniques and providing specialist support in a specific curricular/resource area. Supervision of whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers with agreed lesson plans in place. Provide short-term cover to enable Planning, Preparation and Assessment time to be effectively managed.

As a Level 3 Learning Assistant there is an expectation that you have the confidence and organisational skills to support and direct colleagues as instructed by the teacher.

Routine, structure and the support of consistent staff is of great benefit for our pupils, therefore reliable staff with great attendance records are encouraged to be a part of our team.

Key Dates
Closing Date: Monday 20th March, 12pm
Shortlisting: Tuesday 21st March
Interviews: Tuesday 28th March

Applicants should be aware of the key dates.

Applications should be submitted online or returned to the school for the attention of Mrs Claire Jones, School Business Manager, on or before the closing date.
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Job Application Packs
LA3 Job Description (inc Extended Services) May 2019.docx
LA3 Person Specification (inc Extended Services) Dec 2016.docx
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.