SEN Professional - Chobham

Posted 2 days ago by Surrey County Council

Job Details

£19,446 to £22,401 per annum for working 37.5 hours per week, based at Alpha Rd, Chobham, Woking GU24 8NE. This is a permanent contract.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff. You will provide learning support for pupils, working with them as directed by teaching staff within a structured teaching situation or individually as required in accordance with academy policies and procedures.

About the Role

£19,446 to £22,401 FTE, £17,120 to £19,722 actual salary 37.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year Wishmore Cross Academy, part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) and is a residential special school in Chobham, Surrey, for boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

We can admit up to 70 boys and can offer up to 14 residential places (including extended days) on a flexible basis for up to 4 nights per week. We provide a highly effective and individual package of education, care and pastoral support to young people who may have had only negative experiences of school.

A safe, caring environment supported by high levels of staffing ensures each pupil has the opportunity to make progress and achieve their full potential. We are a good school with outstanding features and we invest, not only in our students, but also our staff by providing regular CPD opportunities. The academy is situated within easy reach of the M25 and M3 and, although in Surrey, is very close to Berkshire and Hampshire.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff. You will provide learning support for pupils, working with them as directed by teaching staff within a structured teaching situation or individually as required in accordance with academy policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have a good standard of education and will have experience of working with children in a school environment. Some knowledge of specific learning difficulties and a variety of strategies to support children would be an advantage. We would particularly like to hear from graduates looking for work experience prior to teacher training as we have a well established Schools Direct programme.

All applicants are encouraged to visit the academy prior to making an application. As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be offered membership of a Health Cash Plan, Pension Scheme and Childcare Vouchers.

Additional Information

This position is required to commence September 2018.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 09 July 2018.

Closing date: Monday 09 July 2018. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.

Reference: 35568892

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