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Full time SEN/ASD Learning Support Assistant  

Birch Wood Special School is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Learning Support Assistant.

Birch Wood seeks a highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team.

Birch Wood Special School is at an exciting point in its development; we are rapidly expanding our provision across the school to meet local demand. We are looking for highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team. The successful candidates may have previous experience working in a special school environment or be an aspirant SEN teacher seeking to gain experience. Experience of working with pupils with autism is an advantage, but not essential.
The post involves working alongside teachers, supporting pupils learning environment and small group support. Energy, fitness and enthusiasm are required to work with our students; in return they will give you a sense of achievement when they make progress, however small. 
Training will be given for this rewarding job which offers the chance to develop your career. 

Applicants should have:
•English/Maths GCSE grade C and above or Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or above or relevant experience 
•A desire for with working with students with special needs including Autism
•Previous experience is desirable although we are more interested in the person and their ability to support our students
•Good communication skills 
•The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team 
•A positive attitude and sense of humour 
•A willingness to learn new skills 
•A willingness to undertake personal care of students on occasion.

The successful candidate will be required to work 32.5 hrs per week,39 weeks per year, term time and inset training days.
Salary is at Grade 5, paypoint 7-8 with a starting salary of
£14,062 pro rata. To start asap.

Closing date for applications 8th Jan  2021 at 9.00am.
Interview date w/c 18th Jan 2021 TBC
 Successful candidates will be informed after the closing date. References will be sought for all applicants.

Collect an application pack from the school office and return FAO Renee Downing.

Or Email : downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
 quoting ref:LSAFTJAN21

 

Part time SEN/ASD Learning Support Assistant  

Birch Wood Special School is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Learning Support Assistant.

Birch Wood seeks a highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team.

Birch Wood Special School is at an exciting point in its development; we are rapidly expanding our provision across the school to meet local demand. We are looking for highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team. The successful candidates may have previous experience working in a special school environment or be an aspirant SEN teacher seeking to gain experience. Experience of working with pupils with autism is an advantage, but not essential.
The post involves working alongside teachers, supporting pupils learning environment and small group support. Energy, fitness and enthusiasm are required to work with our students; in return they will give you a sense of achievement when they make progress, however small. 
Training will be given for this rewarding job which offers the chance to develop your career. 

Applicants should have:
•English/Maths GCSE grade C and above or Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or above or relevant experience 
•A desire for with working with students with special needs including Autism
•Previous experience is desirable although we are more interested in the person and their ability to support our students
•Good communication skills 
•The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team 
•A positive attitude and sense of humour 
•A willingness to learn new skills 
•A willingness to undertake personal care of students on occasion.

The successful candidate will be required to work 13 hrs per week (currently Th/Fr but subject to change), 39 weeks per year, term time and inset training days.
Salary is at Grade 5, paypoint 7-8 with a starting salary of
£5,666 per annum pro rata. To start asap.

Closing date for applications 8th Jan  2021 at 9.00am.
Interview date w/c 18th Jan 2021 TBC
 Successful candidates will be informed after the closing date. References will be sought for all applicants.

Collect an application pack from the school office and return FAO Renee Downing.

                                                                  Or Email : downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk quoting ref:LSAPTJAN21

 

Supply/bank staff/absence cover
 SEN/ASD Learning Support Assistant  

Birch Wood Special School is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a supply Learning Support Assistant.

Birch Wood seeks a highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team/bubbles to cover absences.

Birch Wood Special School is at an exciting point in its development; we are rapidly expanding our provision across the school to meet local demand. We are looking for highly committed and flexible learning support assistants to work within a class team. The successful candidates may have previous experience working in a special school environment or be an aspirant SEN teacher seeking to gain experience. Experience of working with pupils with autism is an advantage, but not essential.
The post involves working alongside teachers, supporting pupils learning environment and small group support. Energy, fitness and enthusiasm are required to work with our students; in return they will give you a sense of achievement when they make progress, however small. 
Training will be given for this rewarding job which offers the chance to develop your career. 

Applicants should have:
•English/Maths GCSE grade C and above or Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or above or relevant experience 
•A desire for with working with students with special needs including Autism
•Previous experience is desirable although we are more interested in the person and their ability to support our students
•Good communication skills 
•The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team 
•A positive attitude and sense of humour 
•A willingness to learn new skills 
•A willingness to undertake personal care of students on occasion.

The successful candidate will be required to work on adhoc basis 6.5 to 32.5 hours per week term time only
Salary is £9.62 per hr. To start asap.

Closing date for applications 8th Jan  2021 at 9.00am.
Interview date w/c 18th Jan 2021 TBC
 Successful candidates will be informed after the closing date. References will be sought for all applicants.

Collect an application pack from the school office and return FAO Renee Downing.

                                                                                     Or Email : downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
                                                                                                     quoting ref:LSASUPJAN21

Autism Senior Teaching Assistant

(Fixed term contract until Aug 2022)

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team
 

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head and Autism Lead Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff

 

Job Purpose: Supporting ASD provision at Birch Wood School

 

 

The successful applicant may be working to support a KS4 young person on a 121 basis with an individualised program and also a group of young people in a class-based environment. Class sizes are no more than 8 students and are very well resourced with high staff ratios.
The successful applicant will be working a highly supported and professional environment where their personal wellbeing is a priority to enable them to provide the high levels of care and educational outcomes for our young people. We welcome applications from individuals with therapeutic backgrounds and are keen to support professional development in areas of expertise.


The post is offered at Grade 8 Paypoints 15-18 (staring salary £18897 pro rata for part time employees)

Term time and inset days (37 hours), 39 weeks per year

Closing date for applications Friday 30th October 2020 9.00 am

Interviews W/C 2nd November 2020 TBC

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA

 

An application form and Job Description will be available from the school office, on Eteach or downloadable below

 

Birch Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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