Level 3 Learning Support Assistants, Royal College
- Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
- £18,396 – £20,440 per annum + benefits
- Expiry date:
Level 3 Learning Support Assistants – SEN College
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Salary: £18,396 – £20,440 per annum + benefits
We are recruiting for Level 3 Learning Support Assistants to join our specialist team in Royal College. The age range of our students is 19-25 years old. The roles will involve:
Working as part of a team to support the teaching and learning activities and entitlement of all learners who have severe and complex educational needs
The roles will be assigned as a lead to support an individual class Teacher in preparing individual programmes and learning materials appropriate to the needs of the learners and supporting the class Teacher with the co-ordination and planning of staff, resources and the delivery of learning programmes
These roles are term time positions, with some additional weeks (41 weeks per year), plus 5.4 weeks holiday pay and company benefits
Personal care is part of these roles, and challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable in this type of work environment
We have permanent and a fixed term contract opportunities available
Experience of working with children and young people with multi- sensory impairments and/or complex with learning difficulties and disabilities
Experience of working with and managing students who present with challenging behaviour
- GCSE A – C in English and Maths (or level 2 equivalent)
- Teaching Assistant Diploma/Level 3 equivalent or commitment to complete this qualification
- Specialist training/qualification in champion area or commitment to undertake this
- Ability and commitment to work as part of a supportive and cohesive team
- Ability to contribute, follow and evaluate educational programmes set by the teacher
- Ability to co-ordinate, supervise and support staff activities
- Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to write and maintain reports and student notes and communicate effectively with parents/carers/other professionals
- Ability to work as part of a multi disciplinary team
- Ability to prioritise and organise day to day workload
- Ability to organise, support and co-ordinate group or individual activities
- Knowledge of communication strategies for non verbal learners
- Experience / awareness of Person Centred Thinking and its application to support learners
- The ability to meet the physical demands of the post which requires substantial walking, standing, lifting, bending, working on the floor, twisting and pushing wheelchair users around the Trust premises and within the community
Why work for Seashell Trust?
On top of the rewarding work that we do, we’ve got some weird and wonderful benefits which think makes us a little bit different, such as:
Competitive rates of pay£18,396 – £20,440 per annum
Monthly street food vendors onsite
8% pension scheme
Paid induction and ongoing training/development opportunities
Onsite gym and swimming pool
Onsite Yoga and Bootcamp
Annual performance linked pay increases
Long Service Awards
Employee Engagement Forum
Refer A Friend Scheme
Beautiful campus and fantastic facilities all on one site
About Seashell Trust
Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.
We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.
As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults
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