Learning Support Practitioner 3

Job details
Employer Devonshire Junior Academy
Location Smethwick
Salary Band D, SCP 20 to 25
Contract type Temporary
Closing Date 21 Jan 2019
Required to start ASAP To work with our Autistic Focus provision pupils 30.5 hrs per week Temporary to August 2019 due to SEN funding. Devonshire Infant and Junior Academies are looking for 2 LSP?s to work across both schools within our Focus Provision for Autism. Our numbers are rising and so we are in a position to employ extra staff to work within our ASD team. As specialised support staff, you will be responsible for providing individual and small group support within the mainstream classes and designated small group areas. You will be working with a range of children across the primary age range and need to be flexible and adaptable to each child's needs. You must have an understanding of and experience of working with children with autism, using a range of communication strategies and autism specific approaches to teaching and learning. Full training and support will be given to successful candidates. This is an exciting opportunity to be part this growing facility across our schools. We have dedicated Focus Provision areas, including sensory rooms in each school, and are developing further areas such as sensory garden and soft play facilities. Hours will be 8.40-3.20 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and include a 30 minute lunch break. 8.40-3.50 Mondays to include an after school team meeting. Devonshire Infant and Junior Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take a disclosure and barring check (DBS). We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy?s application form will be considered. We do not accept CV only applications. Visits to the schools are welcomed and can be arranged through the Infant School office on 0121 558 1652. Closing date: Monday 21st January 2019 1:00pm Interviews: Thursday 24th January 2019