Learning Support Assistant Level 3 required – closing date noon 31 October 2018


Crosshill child

Learning Support Assistant – Level 3

32.5 hours per week Monday and Thursday 8:20am to 3:20pm, Tuesday 8:20am to 4:00pm, Wednesday & Friday 8:20am to 3:00pm term-time plus one additional week.

Salary: Band E, points 20 to 24 @ £10.27 to £11.61 per hour (for actual weeks worked)

Crosshill School is co-located within Blackburn Central High School and is a secondary special school for 11 to 16 year olds with a post 16 provision for 16 to 19 year olds. All the children that attend Crosshill have an EHCP for a specific identified Special Educational Need or Disability.

We are looking to appoint a suitably enthusiastic and experienced Level 3 Learning Support Assistant to personally care for and support a pupil on a temporary contract at Crosshill School; starting as soon as possible.

The role will contribute to the development of a strong, effective school with an emphasis on aspiration and attainment of all pupils regardless of their starting point or specific barriers.

All staff at Crosshill demonstrate qualities which make our school a family – a commitment to education, to the needs and rights of all pupils and to the development of the school’s community, with strong, mutually supportive relationships with parents, partner schools and the broader community.

Relevant experience and qualifications are applicable, applicants should have good communication skills and have the ability to relate well to young people as well as the empathy and care required to assist in personal care routines when applicable.

Please contact Ms L Cattrell at Crosshill School if you would like to visit or discuss the role.

Email LCattrell687@crosshill.blackburn.sch.uk

Crosshill School with Blackburn Central High School

Executive Headteacher – Mrs Diane Atkinson

Headteacher of Provision at Crosshill – Ms Lidia Cattrell

All applications to Mrs Lynn Dickinson, School Operations Manager

Closing Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018 at noon

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 5 November 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to DBS Enhanced Clearance. This check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

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