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Educational Learning Support Assistant – Special Educational Needs

Salary details: Actual Salary £12,604 to £13,976 per annum

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Ref: BPA 98

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Boothroyd Primary Academy, Temple Road, Dewsbury, WF13 3QE

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time + 1 week

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Hours per Week: 27.5 Per Week (8:45 am to 3:15 pm)

Closing date: 27 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date: ASAP following closing date

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Kirklees Council are advertising this job on behalf of Boothroyd Primary Academy.

Boothroyd Primary Academy is a rapidly improving school serving over 640 pupils from the local Dewsbury community and recently judged by OFSTED as a Good school with Outstanding features. “As a result of inclusive leadership, precise assessment and high-quality teaching, children make outstanding progress” (OFSTED Mar 2019).  We are also the first school to be awarded “therapeutic schools” status and believe we have created a wonderful, relaxed environment for our children.

As Learning Support Assistant SEN, you will be supporting the learning for a specific pupil in year 1 who can present real difficulties in mainstream classes, in terms of communication and attention span. You will be a resilient person who is looking for a challenge in providing great support in this 1:1 role.

Our educational support staff have a dual role within our school community.

1)   Supporting teaching IN the classroom during lesson time

2)   Supporting and improving progress OUT of the classroom through individual intervention work

Experience of working with children with SEN and knowledge of the national curriculum and current inclusion practices would be desirable for this role.

Please come and see our wonderful school, staff and pupils for yourself.  A visit can be arranged by calling 01924 450289.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding of children.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

Further information about the role can be found in the attached Recruitment Information Pack. You can also visit the school website at www.boothroydprimaryacademy.co.uk  

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached.   Application forms should be returned to the Principal at the school by Friday 27th September at twelve noon to boothroyd.recruitment@focus-trust.co.uk 

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