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Plumstead Manor School

Learning Support Assistants

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Employer: Plumstead Manor School
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Job Title: Learning Support Assistants

Location: Plumstead, South East

Salary: Scale 3 – £20,867 per annum (Actual gross salary)

Job Type: Part time, Permanent

Working Hours: 31 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Closing Date: Thursday 18 April at noon

Plumstead Manor is a thriving and popular secondary school located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

We have a clear vision founded on excellence and justice, with the ambition to offer a world class education to the young people and families of Greenwich. Our recipe to achieve that is based on high quality teaching and academic rigour, in a safe and happy environment. Above all, we want our young people to leave school equipped with the powerful knowledge and necessary skills to change the world for the better.

Our goal is to inspire and nurture young people of all abilities and backgrounds to develop a love of learning which will sustain them throughout their lives. It is this which will successfully see them into further education and the fulfilling career of their choice. We believe that high quality teaching, in a safe and friendly environment, is the key to unlocking the potential of all our young people have, so that they can go on to change the world for the better.

About the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for Teaching Assistants to join our Learning Support Team which includes our Designated Special Provision. Our Learning Support Team is committed to inspiring and supporting our students who have additional needs, to reach their potential. You will be involved in a combination of in-class, one-to-one and small group support across a range of subject areas. Part of your role will be to assist students with eating, dressing and hygiene to ensure their wellbeing, safeguarding and health and safety, whilst encouraging independence.

Role Purpose:

  • Contribute to the development and provision of the highest quality of education at Plumstead Manor School.
  • Contribute to the development and provision of an inclusion curriculum and to tailored support across the Learning Support Department and Inclusion Services.
  • Contribute to the development of a framework and culture of ‘early help’ across the school.
  • Contribute to the cultivation of a school ethos founded on success and harmony, promoting excellence and equality for all in a diverse community.
  • Make sure that young people of all abilities and backgrounds fulfil their potential.
  • Engage all young people in interesting and engaging learning.
  • Contribute to partnerships with outside organisations and agencies which positively influence the provision in the school and its reputation and ‘brand’ within the wider community.
  • Promote high standards of behaviour and a positive ethos across the school based on the school vision.

About you:

It is essential that you have good literacy and numeracy skills (Maths and English qualification to Level 2). Experience of working with ‘K’ and ‘Q’ Students and those with an EHCP is desirable. We can offer you good professional development and a friendly team.

Additional Information:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

References will automatically be requested for all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. The successful applicant will be required to be DBS checked prior to taking up post.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience of; Support Worker, Carer, Care Support, Care Team Leader, Support Manager, Care Assistant, Social Worker, Support Team Leader, Care Coordinator, Support Assistant, Care Manager, Autism Care Worker, Support Coordinator, Special Needs Support, Mental Health Support, Care Supervisor, Autism Support, Autism Support Worker, Support Supervisor, Learning disabilities, Disabilities, Development worker, Sessional worker may also be considered for this role.

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