SEN Learning Support Assistant

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 17-Apr-23

Location: Bristol, Bristol, BS10 5PU

Salary: Not specified

SEN Learning Support Assistant

Badock’s Wood E-ACT Academy are looking for a SEN Learning Support Assistant to commence employment asap.We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who is able to demonstrate the skills required to be effective in this important role:
Demonstrable knowledge of how children learn and how to motivate them
Demonstrable knowledge of strategies for spelling, reading and number skills
Relevant educational experience supporting a child/children in a primary school setting
Experience of working with challenging behaviour.
Experience of working with children who have a wide variety of educational needs
Experience of working with children who have experienced trauma
Experience of working with children with autism
Experience of working with children who have EHCP
Experience of having good relationship building along with de escalation techniques
Experience in Team Teach Experience of understanding SEND
Calm and patient, and dedicated.
The contract on offer is full time (32.5 hours per week) and a fixed term rolling contract until 31/08/2023. The actual salary ranges from £16,592.99 – £17,202.88 per annum (Full Time Equivalent £21,575 – £22,368) and we require you to commence employment as soon as possible once onboarding processes are complete.
Our Academy – Badock’s Wood E-ACT Academy
At Badock’s Wood we want every child to achieve. We ensure quality first teaching, use a rigorous system of tracking the progress of all pupils and intervening when pupils need additional support in order to close any attainment gaps. With a rich and diverse curriculum and a range of extra-curricular opportunities, we aim to foster the interests and talents of all our pupils.
As an academy, we strongly believe that a varied curriculum is the best way to engage and motivate all of our pupils. We do this by making links across the curriculum, creating wow opportunities and using expertise from the local community.
We want all of our pupils to develop a lifelong love of learning. We believe this is created through experiences, challenge, a desire to always get better and a journey to independence. We believe that the success of all our pupils comes from a shared vision from all members of the academy and the wider community and we aim to make links whenever we can to create a culture for learning and opportunities to thrive and grow.
Come join our team
Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:
Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme – we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.
We can offer you:
Auto-enrolment into the Local Government Pension scheme (or Teacher pension if applicable)
Cycle to work scheme
A supportive work family
Excellent CPD opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme with 24-hour access
Part of the E-ACT family
We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England. Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.How to apply:
The closing date for applications is Sunday 16th April 2023 at 23:59. Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the confirmed interview date directly.
Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form via our recruitment website Face-ed.E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community