Learning Support Assistant, The Lioncare School, East Sussex

Learning Support Assistant

(38.75 hrs. p/wk. term-time with paid leave through school holidays)

Working in our Therapeutic SEBD School (rated Good by Ofsted in December 2017) and under the guidance of our qualified Special Needs Class Teachers and the Leadership Team, your role is to meet the everyday but complex and challenging learning needs of the children and young people attending our School, support their educational progress and access to learning, and offer them real and meaningful experiences of living-to-learn and learning-to-live.

Starting basic salary range: £16,543.00 (£8.21 per hour) – £17,551.00 (£8.71 per hour) depending on prior experience in the role & qualifications + additional duties allowances & regular salary progression up to £17,913.00 (£8.89 per hour). Full Orientation & Induction programme provided. Commitment to continuing professional learning & development opportunities throughout your career including attendance on our own accredited Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Child Care & Education and other courses.

We offer:

  • Salary commensurate with national pay scales, salary progression
  • Excellent training and opportunities for continuous professional development
  • Effective practice support, guidance, ongoing experiential learning, and coaching
  • Working in one of the country’s leading providers of therapeutic childcare and education
  • A supportive, caring, and understanding working environment
  • Real job satisfaction
  • A chance to make a real difference in the lives of children

Apply Now: If you are interested in applying for this role please visit our website www.lioncare.co.uk/recruitment for a job application pack.  (The Lioncare Group does not accept CV’s or resumes)

In line with our Safer Recruitment Policy and Safeguarding Practice, references will always be followed up and any offer of employment is always subject to pre-employment checks being undertaken; these include confirmation of a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check for any prohibitions, sanctions and restrictions that might prevent you from taking part in certain activities or working in specific positions.

The Lioncare School values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. The Lioncare School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 30th September 2019