Learning Support Assistant - Waddesdon C of E School
Buckinghamshire County Council
13m ago


Bucks Pay Range 2 : £19,078-£21,428 FTE (pro rata : £13,602-£15,277)

Part-time, term-time (32 hours / week, 38 weeks / year)

The school is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support students in the classroom as well as assisting students with physical difficulties.

The work may include some personal care. The post would suit a cheerful individual who can work independently or in a team.

An ability or willingness to teach small groups of students and to support their literacy or numeracy skills and individual development is essential.

About Us

Waddesdon Church of England School is a co-educational 11-18 secondary school with just under 1,000 students on roll, and around 260 students in the Sixth Form.

Our daily routines and educational practice are rooted in the twin values of Dignity and Respect.

Just as it takes a village to raise a child , so does it take a whole school community, in partnership with families, to educate a young person for life.

We believe in positive relationships and promote the value of being a purposeful and productive member of the community in our work with our young people.

The Enrichment team vision is to ensure that all students, whatever their starting point or specific educational needs, flourish at Waddesdon and achieve outstanding progress in all subjects, in particular English and Maths.

Since being inspected in September 2006, when the school was judged as Outstanding by OfSTED, our sustained high results have validated this judgement for ten successive years.

We are amongst a handful of schools nationally who are in this position.

As a Church of England school within the Diocese of Oxford, our values are grounded in the Christian faith, although we welcome equally young people and staff of all faiths and none.

An inspection by the Society for the Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools in March 2018 also judged the school to be Outstanding as a Church of England school.

Website : About the role

Responsible to : SENCo

Under the teacher’s clear guidance, to support the education, personal and social development of pupils in the class including those with special needs and / or bilingual needs and to establish positive relationships with pupils.

To provide support for students in Enrichment activities.

For more information please see attached Job description below.

About you

Minimum of 4 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths

NVQ level 2 or above qualification appropriate to the post(or equivalent)

For more information please see attached Person specification below,

Other Information

Please send completed application forms to .

For more information on the school, please visit or for questions about the role, please contact Mr James Sturla on 01296 651 382.

Closing date : 12pm, Thursday 12th September 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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